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About the Journal

The AMWA Journal is a nationally circulated, peer-reviewed publication of the American Medical Writers Association that aims to be the authoritative, comprehensive source of information about knowledge, skills, and opportunities in the field of medical communication worldwide. 

In support of the mission of the American Medical Writers Association (AMWA), the AMWA Journal works to advance the broader profession through the publication of content that reflects the interests, concerns, and expertise of medical communicators. Its purpose is to inform, inspire, and motivate medical communicators.

Subscribe to the AMWA Journal

A digital subscription to the AMWA Journal is included with AMWA membership.

Write for the AMWA Journal

Submissions to the AMWA Journal are welcome. Review our Instructions for Contributors to learn more about submission process. Write for one of our regular sections or consider writing an article for an upcoming theme issue:

Exploring Trends and Opportunities in Medical Communication (Spring 2024)

Submissions due 4 December 2023

Digital Revolutions (Summer 2024)

Submissions due 23 February 2024

Volunteer for the AMWA Journal

We welcome volunteers to provide peer review and other valuable services. Contact the Journal Editor-in-Chief, Michael Baker, at to inquire about volunteer opportunities.

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