amilton House offers clerkships on medical writing for PharmD candidates at colleges of pharmacy.
During the clerkship, the student can
  • Critique published materials from a writer's perspective
  • Develop technical writing skills
  • Become familiar with resource materials for medical writers
  • Organize a writing assignment
  • Prepare a manuscript for publication
  • Become acquainted with career opportunities for medical writers
  • Learn how to establish a home-based office
  • The clerkship candidate must have

  • Excellent word-processing and writing skills
  • Interest in medical writing as a potential career
  • Solid background in drug information
  • Ability to work independently
  • Willingness to work in a home-based office
  • Before requesting the clerkship, the student should

  • Contact the clerkship coordinator
  • Schedule a telephone interview with Cindy Hamilton
  • Identify a topic suitable for a writing project
  • Establish personal goals for the clerkship
  • Read comments from previous students

  • Belinda Elmore, Class of 2001
  • Kimberly Cappuzzo, Class of 2001
  • Laurie Hardin, Class of 2005