The Mid-America chapter of the American Medical Writer's Association was founded in 1985. We publish a quarterly newsletter (latest issue Spring 2015) , and hold regular in-person meetings. The Board of Directors also holds regular meetings by teleconference, and minutes of those meetings are available.
2015 May 14, 11:30am - Missouri Botanical Gardens, Tour of the Herbarium and Library, Coordinated by Jan Niehaus
The herbarium is the 2nd largest in the US and the 5th largest in the world. The library contains 6.5 million specimens and 200,000 volumes. Both collections are focused on taxonomy, diversity, and conservation.
2015 July 21 - "The Wonders of LinkedIn for Business and Career" - by Kathy Bernard (coordinated by Patrick Dorsey)
McAllister's, 3200-B Laclede Station Rd. Maplewood, MO 63143
2015 September - Annual St Louis Area Chapter Dinner with Speaker, coordinated by Lisa Balbes and Joanne McAndrews
2015 - November - "Don't Get Technical with Me: The Truth about Technical Writing" by Rob Saigh
Coming up in 2016...
"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.
For more information or to register for any of these events contact Lisa Balbes.