AMWA new membership For New Membership applications: please email a copy of your CV to email@example.com to support your application.
There are two membership categories offered by AMWA. Ordinary membership is open to any person who is a medical writer, journalist or editor in the media, including specialist publications, except a person whose sole work is directed to the promotion of a product or commercial organisations. Affiliate membership is open to any person who supports the aims of the association but who is not eligible for Ordinary membership or students and retirees who choose the discount.
Eligibility: Any person whose main writing is as a medical writer, journalist or editor in any media, including specialist publications and online publications, EXCEPT those whose sole writing is promotional (see ‘Affiliate’).
Types of writing: Medical/health journalism, Technical writing, Academic writing, Journal editor
Employment: self-employed/freelance, health/medical publisher, academic publisher, government department, university, health peak body
Eligibility: Any person who supports the aims of the association, but who is not eligible for the Ordinary Member category.
· writers whose sole work is directed to the promotion of a product or a commercial organisation
· full-time students or retirees, if they choose to apply for a discounted membership fee
Ordinary member: entitles you to a free listing on the Freelance section of the AMWA website, access to the AMWA Mentor Program and AMWA PDP certificate and discounted member rates for the annual AMWA conference, workshops and seminars. AMWA members are eligible to join the AMWA committee and have voting rights at the annual meeting. You will receive regular e-mail broadcasts a bimonthly e-newsletter and you will be eligible to participate in the AMWA Forums on Facebook and LinkedIn.
Affiliate member: entitles you to receive the AMWA newsletter and email broadcasts and to receive discounts for the annual AMWA conference, workshops and seminars
Please allow time for your membership to be processed. Membership applications are approved by the AMWA Executive Committee on the second Tuesday of each month. You will be notified in writing within a fortnight of that meeting.
To keep up to date with happenings in the field of medical writing in Australasia you will receive regular e-mail broadcasts and e-newsletter.
Further information about AMWA, events and membership is on our website wwww.medicalwriters.org
CONTACT DETAILS: AMWA Membership Secretary Ruth Hadfield E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that this booking site has been adapted to provide on-line membership application and ticketing/booking for some AMWA events. Your membership application may be described as 'event' and your membership payment as a 'ticket'.