PDP Workshop: Freelance medical writing

New online professional development workshop: Making the transition to freelance medical writing


Tuesday, 28 April 2015


12 noon to 2 pm AEST


AMWA members – $85 AUD

Non-members – $100 AUD


Michelle Guillemard, freelance health & medical writer and editor of Health Writer Hub

Completion of this workshop will count toward the AMWA PD certificate.


Registration opens Wednesday 25 March at Trybooking registration **

Places are strictly limited to 10 participants.

Workshop objective

To demonstrate the steps involved in setting up a freelance medical writing business.


In this workshop participants will:

Participant profile

This workshop is aimed at writers who are thinking about or are ready to start a freelance writing career.

Workshop format

The workshop includes a mandatory a pre-workshop assignment as well as an online session. The pre-workshop assignment should take no longer than one hour and must be returned to the presenter by COB 21 April. The two-hour online session is interactive and includes presentations, exercises and discussion.

You will receive the pre-workshop assignment upon booking.

Workshop leader

Michelle Guillemard is a freelance medical writer and the editor of Health Writer Hub. She also blogs weekly about health & medical writing and teaches health writing courses.

**Before booking, please note that the workshop will use the Citrix Go To Webinar platform, and you must use VoIP (the computer microphone and speakers, and a headset is highly recommended as this is an interactive session). This is to avoid long distance phone call charges.

Please make sure that your computer meets the system requirements

If you have questions, please contact L.E. Ohman at

In discussion with Dr Ben Bravery - 9 February 2023 in Sydney

You are invited to hear from Dr Ben Bravery, the author of 'The Patient Doctor', on Thursday 9 February 2023 from 6pm - 8pm. This event is hosted by the Australasian Medical Writers' Association and is open to all.

Ben will be talking about his experience as a cancer patient, and how this has impacted how he now interacts with the healthcare system as a doctor. Ben is a strong advocate for putting the patient at the heart of healthcare. This event will also be an opportunity to network and socialise with medical writers.

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