Information Session: Medical Writing and Editing

Join us on November 16 for an online information session to learn about the UChicago's Professional Certificate in Medical Writing and Editing.

Nov 16
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About the Event

The Medical Writing and Editing certificate is designed to teach students the fundamentals and best practices of crisp, clear, sophisticated medical writing and editing, and medical communication. The comprehensive curriculum ensures students are trained in the industry standard AMA Manual of Style. Courses use real-world medical manuscripts and publications to teach students the fundamentals and best practices needed to enter the profession and to succeed as skilled medical communicators. Please join us for an online information session to hear about application requirements, curriculum, and more. 

Speaking at the event

Laura King, Medical Writing and Editing instructor

Laura King, MA, MFA, ELS

Freelance Medical Editor

Laura King has been a full-time freelance medical editor for more than eighteen years. Formerly, she worked as the director of copyediting for JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association. As a freelancer, she currently works for the American Academy of Pediatrics PREP self-assessment courses and for Elsevier as a copyeditor for Clinical Therapeutics, American Journal of Pathology, Journal of Molecular Diagnostics, and Annals of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. She is the author of the AMA Manual of Style Quizzes and a frequent contributor to the AMA Style Insider blog. Her MA is from Northwestern University, and her MFA is from Hollins University. She is a board-certified editor in life sciences.

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