The goal of the fellowship is to offer pharmacists the opportunity to
  • Develop and improve medical communication skills
  • Learn about careers in medical writing
  • During the fellowship, the pharmacist will
  • Gain experience with different types of projects
  • Study textbooks on medical writing
  • Learn the American Medical Association's style
  • Write and revise at least 12 projects
  • Receive intensive feedback including both macroediting and microediting
  • Work with a pharmacy student on a medical writing clerkship
  • Attend the American Medical Writers Association annual conference
  • Participate in local meetings such as those designed to critique published manuscripts from a writer's perspective
  • Develop a project suitable for inclusion in a portfolio
  • The fellowship candidate must have

  • A pharmacy degree, either bachelor of science or doctor of pharmacy
  • At least 3 years of work experience as a pharmacist
  • Excellent computer skills, especially word processing
  • Interest in medical writing as a potential career
  • Ability to work independently
  • Read comments from previous fellows

  • Sericka McGee, PharmD, 2012
  • Beth Lesher, PharmD, BCPS, 2001