Celebrating over 50 years of serving medical writers in the Delaware Valley


Current Topics in Continuing Medical Education, November 2013
Author: Don Harting, MA, ELS, CCMEP

"How AMWA Helped My Career: Engineering My Luck Through AMWA"June 11, 2013
Author: Beth Pulaski, PhD

Health Care Reform: What Inquiring Medical Writers Need to Know
Audio recordings of an expert panel discussion on health care reform held at the May 15, 2013 chapter dinner meeting. Click here to go to the event page.

After the Gold Rush: NLM and Gold Nuggets of Information
On February 20, 2013, Kate Flewelling, MLIS, outreach coordinator at the National Network of Libraries of Medicine--Middle Atlantic Region, updated us on theLibrary's latest information innovations including apps,mobile sites, and electronic health records and taught ushow to successfully search atabases such as PubMed, MedlinePlus, ClinicalTrials.gov, and PubMed Health. You can view the slides from this webinar here.

Information Presented at Previous AMWA-DVC Freelance Workshops

Ninth Annual Freelance Workshop, April 2, 2011
Breaking Out of Your Niche: New Opportunities for Freelances 
Part A: REM$ for Freelances by Brian Bass, Bass Advertising & Marketing, Inc.

Part B: CRO Opportunities: More Than Regulatory by Cindy van Dijk, Scientific Communications and Medical Marketing

The Process of Running a Business: From Writing to Marketing to Invoicing by Lisa Breck, Breck & Company

Eighth Annual Freelance Workshop, April 17, 2010
What Clients Look For In Freelance Medical Writers by Chris Morabito, MD, Vice President of Medical Strategy, Hudson Global (presenting on behalf of Jayson Dupre)

High-Performance Freelancing by Debra Gordon, MS, President, GordonSquared, Inc.; Medical Communications (writing, editing, book collaboration)

Web 2.0: Retooling How Freelances Market Their Services by Cynthia L. Kryder, MS, CCC-Sp, Professional Medical Writer and Author

Interactive Sales Training: You Can Do It! by Brian Bass, President, Bass Advertising & Marketing, Inc.

Seventh Annual Freelance Workshop, April 25, 2009
Opportunities In Pharmaceutical Sales Training by Lynne Lederman, PhD, Freelance Medical Writer

Hiring Freelance Writers: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly From an Agency Perspective by Mary E. Dominiecki, PhD, Medical Director, AOI Communications, L.P

Opportunities In Regulatory Writing by Linda Felcone, MA, Freelance Writer

Pricing Strategies For Success byBrian Bass, Author, The Accidental Medical Writer, and President, Bass Advertising & Marketing, Inc

Sixth Annual Freelance Workshop, April 12, 2008
Is Medical Conference Coverage For You? by Maria B Vinall, Medical Communications Depot, Inc.

Optimizing Interview Opportunities: Conducting Interviews With Intelligence & Expedience by Keith D’Oria, MA, Managing Editor, Physician’s Weekly & Patient Education Center

Strategic Publication Planning: The Role of the Freelance Writer by Tania Dickson, PhD, Director of Editorial and Medical Services, Carus Clinical Communications, an Elsevier business

What Peloton Advantage Expects from Freelance Medical Writers by Michael J McLaughlin, MD, Principal, Chief Scientific Officer, Peloton Advantage

Fifth Annual Freelance Workshop, April 21, 2007
Opportunities and Challenges in the Evolving World of CME by Karen M Overstreet, EdD, RPh, FACME

What Excerpta Medica Expects From Freelance Medical Writers by Joanna Bligh, MED, RT (Ret), CMA and Rosa Real, MD

Website Design and Marketing for Freelance Writers by Susan McCrossin, BS

How to Prepare a Winning Proposal by Brian Bass

Fourth Annual Freelance Workshop, January 14, 2006

Third Annual Freelance Workshop, January 15, 2005

Second Annual Freelance Workshop, January 17, 2004

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