Medical Writing Resources

Are you looking for a way to get into medical writing? Maybe you aren’t sure where to start, or even how to get started, for that matter. That’s why we’ve curated this page of medical writing resources. With posts that show you the how and where to find opportunities, courses to help you sharpen your skills, links to professional organizations, as well as further readings, you are sure to find what you need here.

This page was designed to be useful to clinicians, new medical writers, and those who are looking for a boost in their careers.

For those new to the medical writing world, start with reading our informative articles below so that you can decide if medical writing is right for you.

If you are looking to add new skills so that you stand out in this competitive market, check out the courses below and see which will be most valuable to you (and thus your clients).

We also include links to professional medical editorial societies so that you can make the most of your career with their resources. 

We invite you to discover how your involvement in this quiet but influential field can benefit the healthcare industry, your profession, your patients, and of course, yourself.

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Informative Medical Writing Articles

A collection of original works

Medical Writing Resources - Courses

Learn how to get started with medical writing on your own time

  • A completely online, self-paced course that covers the basics of how to find freelance medical writing opportunities.
  • Great for beginners.
  • Another completely online, self-paced course.
  • From Stanford University; this course takes about 24 hours of your time to complete.
  • The deadlines are flexible and you can purchase with or without the option of a certificate. 
  • Great for beginners.

Medical Writing Resources - Books

Good writers are good readers

Medical Writing Resources - Professional Organizations

No writer is an island

Medical Writing Resources - Websites

Writers gonna write

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We are always looking for additional resources to include here. So if you come across one you think we should list, let us know!