AMWA Mid-America Chapter



 The Mid-America chapter of the American Medical Writer's Association was founded in 1985. We publish a quarterly newsletter (latest issue Summer 2015) , and hold regular in-person meetings. The Board of Directors also holds regular meetings by teleconference, and minutes of those meetings are available.

Upcoming TechWriteSTL Luncheons

2015 July 21, 11:30am- "The Wonders of LinkedIn for Business and Career" by Kathy Bernard (coordinated by Patrick Dorsey)
Location: McAlister's Deli, 3200-B Laclede Station Rd., Maplewood, MO 63143
As the world’s largest business network (with more than 332 million members), LinkedIn should be a powerful tool for you and your business. Problem is, most people join LinkedIn without ever understanding what makes it so powerful. Join Kathy Bernard from as she discusses the ways to improve your LinkedIn profile and use LinkedIn to create connections and leads to build success.

2015 September 17, 6 pm - Annual dinner meeting at C.J. Muggs, 100 West Lockwood Avenue, Webster Groves, MO 63119
"Ridiculous employment contract terms and what to do about them" by James O. Hacking, III, Hacking Law Practice, St. Louis, MO
We've all experienced it-- negotiations are going well, and then a multi-page contract written in legalese arrives with a request for your signature. Local attorney Jim Hacking will moderate a discussion regarding the frustrations of employment contracts. We will solicit real-life examples prior to the event, to be addressed in the dicussion.

2015 - November - "Don't Get Technical with Me: The Truth about Technical Writing" by Bob Saigh

Coming up in 2016...

January "The ABCs of regulatory writing" by Christine Feely
It’s a long and sometimes winding road from the First-in-Human study to completion of the Phase 3 trials to submission of the Clinical Summaries and Overview in a New Drug Application. Medical writers work on a variety of documents that are required during this drug development process. Chris will give a brief overview with some handouts and lead a discussion.

March 2016 "Diversifying your Workstream" by Dana Delibovi

For more information or to register for any of these events contact Lisa Balbes.


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