The Medical Writing and Editing certificate is designed to teach students the fundamentals and best practices of crisp, clear, sophisticated medical writing and editing, and medical communication.
The comprehensive curriculum ensures students are trained in the industry standard AMA Manual of Style. Courses use real-world medical manuscripts and publications to teach students the fundamentals and best practices needed to enter the profession and to succeed as skilled medical communicators.
Students have the opportunity to learn from experienced writers and editors working in the medical publishing field. Program instructors have worked with and for organizations such as the American Medical Association, WebMD, the Mayo Clinic, the Journal of Infectious Diseases, and the Journal of Graduate Medical Education.
The Professional Development team provides various services to students including career advising, webinars, networking events, and an alumni scholarship program. Current students and alumni are encouraged to learn more about the Student Advisory Board.
“I never would have gotten the position were it not for the Medical Writing and Editing certificate. After only six months, I’d developed skills that helped me move forward in my career. With the network of colleagues that I’d gained through the certificate, plus the knowledge and materials I’d acquired, I was ready for a position focused on writing about topics in the medical and health fields.”
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