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My journey to becoming a medical writer in South Africa

My journey to becoming a medical writer in South Africa

This post was written by Rebecca Tadokera, PhD MPH. What do you do when your well-laid-out plans do not pan out, and everything comes crashing down? How do you react when the dream you have always thought you were building turns into a nightmare? How do you reposition...

5 tips for passing a medical writing test

5 tips for passing a medical writing test

I've been around long enough to see people tremble the moment they hear they are going to take a medical writing test. I get it. If you're like me, then the word "test" conjures up images of sitting in a quiet room for two hours unable to talk to anyone else or...

Medical communications vs medical writing: what’s the difference?

Medical communications vs medical writing: what’s the difference?

If you have been looking into a career in medical writing or medical communications then it is likely you have seen the terms used interchangeably. But are they the same thing? What is medical communications? What is medical communications? Medical communications is...

How I became a medical writer in India

How I became a medical writer in India

This post was written by Dr. Geetika Choudhary, a medical writer based in Bengaluru, India who works for PPD, a part of Thermo Fisher Scientific. Change can be exciting and daunting at the same time. I frequently get messages on LinkedIn asking how to enter into...

How I became a medical writer in Pharma in the UK

How I became a medical writer in Pharma in the UK

*Dr. Victoria Sherwood is a Scientific Writing Team Lead at Novartis in the UK. She also blogs on STEM Careers over at BiomedBadass.com. In this post, she shares how she became a medical writer in the pharmaceutical industry in the UK.* As the cursor hovered over the...

Use these 5 tips to break into medical writing THIS YEAR

Use these 5 tips to break into medical writing THIS YEAR

How does one even break into medical writing? If you've ever asked this question, you are not alone! Back when I was trying to break into the industry, I got a lot of rejections. And I am not going to lie, it crushed me. However, like anything difficult in life, a...