Medical writing: uncovered


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Last week, at a seminar by the CEO of a medical communications company, I finally discovered what medical writing really is!  Although I have spent a significant chunk of my academic career dedicated to writing, I hadn’t considered the possibility that this might lead to a job in itself. When I heard the words ‘medical writing,’ I imagined an ‘ex’-scientist or MD, chained to a desk all day, typing away in isolation.  Apparently, there is nothing further from the truth!