Information Session: Medical Writing and Editing

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

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About the Past Event

The Medical Writing and Editing certificate is designed to teach students the fundamentals and best practices of crisp, clear, sophisticated medical writing, editing, and medical communication. The comprehensive curriculum ensures students are trained in the industry standard AMA Manual of Style. Our core 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.

Join us for an exclusive online information session featuring a special guest speaker, an esteemed alum of the certificate program. Learn program details, gain insights, and discover how to register for an enriching student experience.

* All registrants will be sent a recording of the session within two business days after the event has passed. 

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...

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Yacob Abdi, Program Manager for PDC programs.

Yacob Abdi, MS

Program Manager, Professional Development Programs

Yacob Abdi is a Program Manager for the certificate programs in Medical Writing and Editing, Regulatory Writing, and Clinical Trials Management & Regulatory Compliance.Before joining the University, Yacob served in various capacities and taught at different higher-learning institutions for over...

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