The American Medical Writers Association is the leading professional organization for writers, editors, and other communicators of medical and health information. AMWA overall has nineteen regional Chapters and close to 5,000 members living within the United States, Canada, and thirty other countries.
The Florida Chapter of AMWA, one of 19 regional Chapters of the organization, has about 120 members and is growing! Members live throughout the Sunshine state and specialize in a range of medical communication and writing areas of expertise. Our chapter members are among AMWA’s 5,000 members in the US, Canada, and 30 other countries.
Members work for pharmaceutical companies, universities and medical schools, hospitals, nonprofit organizations, government agencies, journals, and many other businesses and organizations. Many work as freelance writers and editors.
Membership in AMWA and to the Florida Chapter is open to anyone interested in any aspect of medical communication. Student membership is also available. If you work in the field of medical communication, you belong in AMWA. The association's programs enhance the knowledge and skills of freelance medical writers and editors and of those employed by a hospital, medical school, clinic, health sciences center, foundation, health care association, a medical communication or biotechnology company, or a pharmaceutical company.
What's Happening in AMWA-FL
AMWA Vision, Values, and Goals
In October 2015, the AMWA Board of Directors approved the overarching components of a strategic plan. The Florida Chapter participated in the development of this plan.
Creating clear medical communications that lead to better health and well-being
- Continuous learning
Strategic Goals—Florida Endorsed!
The Florida Chapter supports and endorses AMWA’s strategic goals:
- Enhance resources and educational opportunities for medical communicators across settings and career levels
- Connect and engage with more medical communicators
- Increase awareness of AMWA as a valuable resource for medical communicators