The American Medical Writers Association (AMWA) is the leading professional organization for writers, editors, and other communicators of medical and health information. Read our mission statement.
AMWA has nineteen regional Chapters. Our Carolinas Chapter has approximately 265 members living in North Carolina and South Carolina, while our parent organization has close to 5,000 members living within the United States, Canada, and thirty other countries.
The Carolinas AMWA Chapter offers AMWA credit workshops and open sessions at our Annual Spring Conference. We invite speakers and foster informal networking among medical writers at our Chapter events. Our events, which are typically held in the North Carolina Research Triangle region, are open to prospective members and guests. Please learn more about the benefits of being part of AMWA and this local Chapter and join us!
March 2017 Event
#Winning: Persuasive Writing
Location: Primal Food and Spirits in Durham, NC
George Benedict is a Senior Proposal Manager with RTI International who supports proposal, capture, and pre-proposal projects. He is an accredited proposal manager and technical communicator, with over 25 years of experience in proposal management and development, technical writing, project management, and technical training.
AMWA Mid-Atlantic 2017 Spring Conference
March 10, 2017
National 4-H Conference Center in Chevy Chase, MD
Join our neighbors to the north, the Mid-Atlantic chapter, at their Spring conference! Finish up that certificate, learn more about a particular topic, or just network for that next job.
See the website for more details: http://amwa-midatlantic.org/event/2638/
April 2017 Event
Pub Trivia Night!
Location TBD, more details to follow!
AMWA Carolinas local conference
Friday May 5th
Friday Center in Chapel Hill, NC
The association’s mission is to promote excellence in medical communication. Through an extensive educational program, various publications, and unparalleled opportunities for networking, AMWA encourages and enables medical communicators to extend their professional expertise.
Who We Are
Our members are a dynamic combination of freelancers, employees, and job seekers and include those who write, edit, or develop medical materials for a wide range of audiences, including:
- Patient education brochures, news articles, web content, and books
- Journal articles and continuing education monographs
- Regulatory documents supporting drug and device research and development
- Sales training and marketing materials
Our target audiences include the general public, patients, press, health care professionals, government agencies including the Food and Drug Administration, contract research organizations, pharmaceutical industry, research scientists and institutions.
Some of us have backgrounds with strong medical or science experience while others have solid writing or journalism experience. Together we share our love for writing, science, and medicine.