MEMBERS AREA

AMWA Sydney May networking event

When: Thursday May 1st at 7pm

Where: Firehouse Hotel, 86 Walker Street, North Sydney

What: AMWA executive members Dr Sarah McKay and Michelle Guillemard talk about how (and why) to start a health blog, as well as the tools you can use to leverage your blog for professional success.

Entry is free: Join AMWA NSW members for drinks, nibbles, and networking.

For more information and to RSVP email: Sarah McKay or Michelle Guillemard before Monday 28 April.

About the speakers
Sarah McKay is a neuroscientist with a PhD from Oxford University.  After moving to Australia in search of sunshine she spent five years conducting neuroscience research before deciding to follow her bliss of talking about science rather than doing it.  Now, she combines raising her two boys on Sydney’s Northern Beaches with a career in freelance medical writing.  In 2013 Sarah launched a blog where she specialises in breaking down neuroscience research into simple actionable steps to improve brain health.  She blogs about living a brain healthy lifestyle at Your Brain Health, and runs a Walking Book Club. Through her blog she has attracted numerous new clients and opportunities both on- and off-line.

Michelle Guillemard is an experienced medical writer and an award-winning digital content manager. She has worked for some of the biggest names in health and medicine, such as the British Medical Journal and Elsevier. As well as owning her own freelance health writing business, Michelle runs Health Writer Hub, a global community with resources for writers who specialise in health and medicine. Michelle is passionate about online networking and career development, is a health writing mentor, and her blog on Health Writer Hub provides advice and perspective into the art of health writing. Michelle lives a busy life on Sydney’s northern beaches with her husband and two little girls under 3.

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 will be made available to AMWA members in the Members Area shortly. 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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