Celebrating over 50 years of serving medical writers in the Delaware Valley

Membership Benefits

Membership in AMWA-DVC provides opportunities for local networking and career enrichment. The chapter holds regular dinner meetings, sponsors the annual Princeton Conference on biomedical communication, publishes the Delawriter newsletter, and maintains this web site. Annual dues include membership in AMWA's national organization, which offers the following activities and benefits.

  • Annual Conference
  • Core Curriculum program
  • Advanced Curriculum program
  • Medical Book Award competitions and journalism awards
  • Job Market Sheet, published 10 times per year
  • Freelance Directory of Medical Communication Services
  • AMWA Journal, a quarterly publication
  • AMWA Membership Directory, published yearly
  • Access to Member-Only Areas on the AMWA National Website:
    • Online Job Market
    • Online Freelance Directory
    • AMWA Bulletin Board System

Results of Member Benefit Survey

The results of the member benefit survey conducted in September 2005 by AMWA-DVC are now available.

Results of AMWA Salary Surveys

In 2007, AMWA conducted a comprehensive salary survey that provides an in-depth analysis of salaries in the field of medical communication and the factors that affect salaries. Information on freelance rates is also included in the publication, which is available for purchase on the AMWA Web site. PowerPoint slides from a presentation made at the 2007 AMWA Annual Conference are available free of charge to AMWA members (member login required). Presentations for salary surveys conducted in 2004 and 2002 are also available to AMWA members.