AMWA – Carolinas Chapter
American Medical Writers Association – Carolinas

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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!

BELS Exam, June 15, 2019

The Board of Editors in the Life Sciences is hosting an exam in Durham, North Carolina. 

June 15, 2019, 9:00 am – 12:00 noon

Research Square
601 West Main Street, Suite 102
Durham, NC 27701

Register by May 18, 2019

Visit for further information.


Please see our Calendar of Events page for important announcements!

AMWA mission

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.

Last modified: April 18, 2019