Hey ChatGPT? Tell Me a Story

We asked ChatGPT to tell us a story about a medical writer; here’s what it got right and what it got wrong. Like many of you, when ChatGPT appeared in the news recently (mainly in reference to stories about students misusing the technology), I was curious. There have been many times in recent years when…

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Building a Training Curriculum for Business Education

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Business skills matter. Download this poster, presented by Synterex at the 2022 American Medical Writers Association (AMWA) conference, or scroll down for a text-only version. Background Managers need the ability to orchestrate a company’s resources in a way that balances value proposition against cost and other multidisciplinary dynamic factors. Because medical writers tend to learn…

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Dealing with Difficult People

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Difficult people exist in any profession. Download this poster, presented by Synterex at the 2022 American Medical Writers Association (AMWA) conference, or scroll down for a text-only version. Sooner or later, you’ll have to work with someone whose personality clashes with yours. They may be a coworker, a client, a vendor, a boss, or a…

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Checklists for Medical Writers

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Checklists are a great tool. Download this poster, presented by Synterex at the 2022 American Medical Writers Association (AMWA) conference, or scroll down for a text-only version. We have a complicated job. Every day there are new tasks to manage, learn, and get right. No matter how much experience and training you have, relying on…

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Key Takeaways for the Medical Writer from FDA’s Public Meeting: Supporting the Future of Rare Disease Product Development

FDA’s public meeting on February 24th left no uncertainty as to the future direction of drug development in rare disease: Patient-centric approaches that incorporate patient and caregiver input at all levels to ensure that clinical trial endpoints are robust and meaningful; and Utilization of patient data (registries, cases, natural history, and real world evidence) to…

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