[ASC-list] Fwd: Re: medical writers

colross at tpg.com.au colross at tpg.com.au
Thu Mar 24 04:40:41 UTC 2011


Hi Rod and David,  

David, I'm an ASC member, but also the president of AMWA (Australasian Medical Writers Association) 
and I think your proposal would be of particular interest to our membership. Only a small number of 
members put their names up on the freelance list, and it sounds like you are looking more for medical 
writers who dabble, rather than those who make it their career. I therefore suggest you reach 
everyone by going to http://www.medicalwriters.org/ and clicking on 'advertise' on the left column. 
This will cost $100, or $50 if you become a member first.

Cheers
Justin

Dr Justin Coleman
President
Australasian Medical Writers Association


On Wed, Mar 23rd, 2011 at 9:03 AM, Lamberts Rod <rod.lamberts at anu.edu.au> wrote:

> Hi David,
> 
> Hmmm...not sure what I would have been doing on that website, actually!
> Interesting....  
> 
> Our Centre specialises in science communication in general with some
> people having a dabble in medical-related matters.
> 
> I think a good approach for you could be to send a message to the
> Australian Science Communicators e-list (asc-list at lists.asc.asn.au) and
> see if you get any bites.
> 
> Cheers,
> Rod
> 
> 
> On 22/03/2011, at 5:33 PM, David Cadzow wrote:
> 
> > Hi there,
> >  
> > I found your email on the medical writers association website and was
> hoping you could help. I run a small organisation in Australia and New
> Zealand which does a series of clinical updates for medics in about 40
> different specialties.
> >  
> > In addition to our regular publications, we do a number of one-off
> publications covering conferences, symposia etc and I am looking for good
> quality medical writers to work on a contract basis in a variety of
> centres around Australia. At the moment I have a relatively urgent need
> for someone in Perth and Brisbane. We are a low overhead organisation and
> our ideal person is an independent contractor who wants to work for
> themselves and can turn things around quickly. We are not looking for a
> Doctor or Professor, we mostly work with people who are ex-ADIS or
> Wolthers Kleur (as an example), maybe Mums returning to limited work or
> people not looking for permanent employment – we are also looking for very
> high quality.
> >  
> > I was hoping you could recommend some names I could potentially contact
> – ex-graduates for example. Any help would be gratefully received.
> >  
> > Kind Regards
> >  
> > David
> >  
> > David Cadzow
> > Director and Founder
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