Skill-building: Medical Writing Job Simulation

April 10, 2020
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Online via Zoom

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In this online workshop, you'll work with two medical writers in different branches of the field to create writing products based on real scenarios. You'll have the opportunity to work alone, in groups, and get feedback on your product from the guest speakers.

Learning Outcomes

After this workshop, you will have gained experience with the skills important for medical writing careers, including:

1. Ability to convey complicated concepts simply, without stripping the work of its nuances and implications for both the general public and the scientific community
2. Ability to learn and write about unfamiliar topics
3. Understanding the challenges and opportunities of medical writing
4. How to manage client expectations
5. Best practices for creating oral and written communications with diverse stakeholders 


Aparna Shetty, PhD - Senior Medical Writer, Science Communications and Publications at Natera
Orapim Tulyathan, PhD - Manager, Medical Affairs at Rakuten Medical


UCSF is committed to making its facilities, activities and events accessible. To request accommodations for this event, please contact Trish McGrath ([email protected]) at the Office of Career and Professional Development at least one week before the event.