Professional Development

Professional Development Program.

The AMWA Professional Development Program (PDP) has been designed specifically for our members and aims to offer a wide selection of high-quality workshops in the areas of medical writing, editing, public relations, web design and a variety of topical issues.

The program is evolving to meet the needs of our members as experienced leaders become available to impart their knowledge in an engaging way to small groups. PDP workshops are ideal for keeping up to date with trends in medical writing, sharing ideas and getting to know other members.

The Professional Development Program Certificate.

By completing eight workshops or webinars, AMWA members are able to receive the AMWA PDP certificate.

This is not a qualification, but rather an indicator of the member’s commitment to continuing education in the area of medical writing. This can be useful for resumes, employment prospects and for some organisations, such as medical boards, that required CME points for accreditation.

Members are free to choose any workshop or webinar, and there is no stream or specialisation within the certificate structure. This enables members to participate in a variety of workshops depending on their vocation and interest.

In order to receive the PDP certificate, participants need to submit written proof of their attendance to the AMWA Executive Committee.

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AMWA 2020 – Medical Writing and Communication During the COVID-19 Crisis

For those who attended the AMWA 2020 Special Virtual Event: 'Medical Writing and Communication During the COVID-19 Crisis' on Thursday 19 November, we are sure you would agree that it was an invaluable two hours. The calibre of speakers and their learnings from this unprecedented crisis were beyond our expectations. We are humbled by their willingness to give their personal time to share their experience with us. 

If you missed the live event, a recording is available to AMWA members in the Members Area. If you are not yet an AMWA member, but would like to join, you can visit our membership and benefits page here. Annual membership is $80 for full members and $40 for students.

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