Getting into Medical Writing

Getting into Medical Writing


Are you new to medical writing? Are you looking for career advice? Do you want to network and meet with established medical writers? All of the above?

Then come and join us at the EMWA Getting into Medical Writing event!

The Getting into Medical Writing event will take place from 9am to 1pm in Ballroom 3 on Thursday 9 May

Attendees must be EMWA members but registration for the conference is not required. 

Program details below:

9:00 – 10:30         Introductions and Presentations

9:00  9:10           Introductions

9:10 – 9:25           Sarah Tilly, Azur Health Science 

                            “Pursuing your goal: leave no stone unturned”

9:25 – 9:40          John Carpenter, John Carpenter Medical Communications
                            “How not to confuse the reader: Some insights for the new writer”

9:40 – 9:55          Raquel Billiones, Takeda
                           “Transitioning from academia to industry: regulatory medical writing for newbies”

9:55 – 10:10        Christopher Marshallsay, Grünenthal

                           "Getting into Medical Writing – The Pharma Company perspective"

10:10 – 10:30       Questions


10:30 – 13:00      Career coaching and CV/LinkedIn profile clinic

                           Evguenia Alechine, Epsilon Scientific Communication

                           James Visanji, Trilogy Writing and Consulting

To arrange a 30-minute meeting with Evguenia or James, please contact
You may also send your CV to this address if desired.

Please do not hesitate to contact us at if you have any questions.