Lori De Milto and Stephen W. Gutkin to Headline 2019 AMWA-MAC Regional Conference on March 8

By on January 17, 2019


Lori De Milto, M.J., has been helping clients attract, engage, and motivate their audiences through targeted medical content since 1997. By tapping into the power of marketing, she has had as much work as she wanted – usually more – since shortly after launching her business. She’s the author of three books about marketing for freelancers and is an AMWA fellow who frequently writes and presents on this topic.

Keynote: Networking for Introverts: How To Get More Results with Less Stress
Who you know – your network – is as important as what you know in succeeding in medical communications. But if you’re an introvert like many medical writers and editors, leaving the safe cocoon of your office to go to a networking event is stressful. The right attitude makes networking much easier and more effective. Learn how to build a strategic network with less stress.   

Workshop: How To Stand Out in a Sea of Freelancers with Your Brand
This workshop will highlight the key ingredients in a freelancer’s brand and help participants start developing their brands, so that they can stand out from the competition.

Stephen W. Gutkin is a published authority on medical writing for peer-reviewed journal publications. For 23 years, he operated a medical communications company (Rete Biomedical Communications Corp.) that specialized in publications, with a subspecialty in health economics and outcomes research.

Mr. Gutkin and his team supported successful launches and commercialization of novel therapies related to cancer, cardiovascular disease, psychiatry, dermatology, diabetes, genitourinary disorders, GI conditions, infectious disease, respiratory diseases, and rheumatoid arthritis.

In the past year, he authored a textbook: Writing High-Quality Medical Publications: A User’s Manual, which is a reference book about writing for peer-reviewed journals.  He currently works as a principal medical writer at Spark Medica.

Keynote: Prove It, Improve It, and Enhance It. Fair Balance in Medical Communications: An Interactive, Case-Study Approach
If you specialize in scientific publications or want to learn more, don’t miss this presentation on the strengths and limitations of clinical study design and how medical writers can ensure fair balance in medical communications. Take a deep dive into this topic with this experienced subject matter expert.

 Don’t miss the opportunity to learn from and network with these popular medical writing experts in your own back yard. Mark your calendars now for March 8th.

Save the Date! Mid-Atlantic Conference March 8, 2019

By on October 30, 2018

Deadline approaching for cancer journalism award

By on October 21, 2018

Oncology journalists have until Dec. 12, 2018 to apply for the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) June L. Biedler Prize for Cancer Journalism. The award is open to print, broadcast, and online professional journalists whose stories appear in all

Join Us for Mid-Atlantic Chapter Dinner During AMWA Annual Conference in Washington

By on September 28, 2018

Please join us for the AMWA Mid-Atlantic Chapter Networking Dinner on Thursday, November 1st. Appetizers are on us! Open to both members and non-members, even if you are not attending the 2018 AMWA Medical Writing & Communication Conference. We will

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Don’t miss AMWA’s annual conference in Washington this November!

By on August 29, 2018

Take your medical writing career to the next level at AMWA’s annual conference, November 1-3 in the nation’s capital! The conference offers an innovative and dynamic approach to learning while sparking your creativity, engaging you in thoughtful discussion, and connecting

WANTED: Chapter secretary and regional coordinators

By on September 25, 2016

Do you want to network more with your peers? Baltimore, Frederick (in Maryland), and Central Virginia need new Regional Coordinators, and needs a new Secretary! To keep this an active chapter, we need your help. There are many benefits to volunteering with our

AMWA-MAC announces new leadership

By on July 2, 2016

New terms will begin in 2016 and March 2017 The American Medical Writers Association Mid-Atlantic Chapter has announced its new president-elect, medical editor and writer Erin L. Boyle, and new members joining the Board of Directors and chapter leadership. Boyle

Central Virginia regional group held a June Meet & Greet in Charlottesville

By on September 10, 2015

by Kim Bullock Members from the Central Virginia region of the Mid-Atlantic Chapter gathered for an informal “meet and greet” in Charlottesville, Virginia on June 22, 2015. We were a diverse group comprised of regulatory writers, freelancer writers, an editor