How much should “impact” be a factor when a medical writer is selecting a journal?

Choosing the right journal for the publication of a manuscript is a decision that every medical writer has to face. As it can have a substantial effect on whether and when the paper is accepted, and consequently the ultimate success of a medical writing project, it is a decision that plays an important, potentially crucial, part of the overall process. Read more

We are now members of the European Medical Writing Association!

Medicalwriters.com is proud to announce that we have become members of the European Medical Writing Association (EMWA). The EMWA is a network of professional medical writers and medical writing services providers that represents, supports and trains medical communications in Europe. Read more

How online databases help medical writers find a needle in a haystack

In any field of medicine, and for any topic you care to choose, there are a bewildering number of papers published every year in an ever-increasing number of journals. This means that, for medical writers starting medical writing assignments, the task of finding relevant studies and papers can seem overwhelming, not to mention potentially time-consuming and frustrating. Read more

What skills are most important to our medical writers?

We have asked our medical writers what skills have been most important to them in their medical writing career. Here are some of the answers they came back with: Read more