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    CAREERS WORKSHOP, 19-20 MAY 2014 - OXFORD

    This was the seventh time we'd run this 2-day workshop with funding from Oxford University and the support of several leading MedComms agencies. Delegates with a genuine interest in joining the MedComms industry heard from a superb line up of speakers about the pharmaceutical industry, the role of MedComms agencies and the specifics about working as a medical writer and some of the activities they would expect to undertake. We were able to highlight related writing roles as well as other roles within the agencies such as Account Management.

    PROGRAMME

    Day 1

    The Pharmaceutical Industry, Medicines Development and Medical Communications - Peter Llewellyn, Managing Director of NetworkPharma and Founder of the MedComms Networking Community [PRESENTATION]

    The Role of the Writer in Regulatory Affairs - Dr Julie Bowdler, Freelance Medical Writer in Regulatory Affairs [PRESENTATION]

    11.00 Coffee and tea

    11.30 The role of the Medical Writer in MedComms; where we came from and what we do - Dr Rick Flemming, Freelance Medical Writer [PRESENTATION], Melanie Martin, Freelance Medical Writer and Jo Whelan, Freelance Medical Writer

    13.00 Lunch

    14.00 Tips for improving your medical writing - Dr Alison McIntosh, Freelance Medical Writer [PRESENTATION]

    16.00 Presentations and Speed Dating with the MedComms Agencies

    Day 2

    Publication Planning, Rules and Responsibilities for Writers and understanding the Journal Editor's perspective - Dr Liz Wager, Author of Getting Research Published [PRESENTATION]

    Industry Codes of Practice - Dr Richard Olbrich, PharmaCodes Compliance

    Recognising your existing skills and strengths, presenting yourself to the agencies, the writing tests and interviews, What to Expect of Life in a MedComms Agency, training opportunities and career development - Dr Karen Wilson Smith, Freelance Medical Writer [PRESENTATION], Dr Annick Moon, Freelance Medical Writer and author of From academic to medical writer: A guide to getting started in medical communications [PRESENTATION], Dr Karen Kent, Recruitment Specialist in MedComms [PRESENTATION] and Katia Chrysostomou, Performance Coach working in Healthcare Communications [PRESENTATION]

    Feedback from a previous workshop:

    "I found this course an excellent all-round introduction to Medical Writing that provided me with valuable insight, tips and advice - not to mention contacts! As a result of attending this course, I landed a job with a top Medical Communications agency in London and I can safely say that I am now in a job that is both challenging and interesting and, importantly, that I love." Fiona Zmijewski.

    If you have any questions about careers in medical writing or indeed in other roles within medical communications, do feel free to email Peter Llewellyn.

    EXHIBITORS:

    Are you interested in a career in medical communications? Download a free careers guide, check out details of future and past events, sign up for an email alert... Learn more here.

    7.4 Limited
    7.4 Limited

    Darwin Healthcare Communications
    Darwin Healthcare Communications

    Fishawack Group
    Fishawack Group

    Oxford PharmaGenesis
    Oxford PharmaGenesis

    MedSense
    MedSense

    Watermeadow Medical
    Watermeadow Medical


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