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AMWA-DVC Annual Business Meeting and Summer Social (Virtual)


Includes an educational panel discussion:

Pursuing Excellence in Medical Communications

Wednesday, June 29, 2022, 6:45 to 8:00 pm EDT

Program co-chairs: Jennifer Minarcik, MS, and Donald Harting, MA, MS

Format: We will email the virtual meeting link to registrants the day before the event.

Program: This virtual event includes:

  • Informal socializing and networking.

  • The annual AMWA-DVC business meeting during which Dan Benau, PhD,  AMWA-DVC President from July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022, will briefly review past activities, announce the results of the recent elections, present awards, acknowledge  other contributions, and introduce the new officers.

  • The "Pursuing Excellence in Medical Communications" moderated panel discussion during which panelists (Deborah Anderson, PhD, Jennifer Maybin, MA, and Monica Nicosia, PhD), who represent different medical communication specialties, will share stories about their challenges, victories, setbacks, and personal/professional growth experiences in their pursuit of excellence in medical communications. Reference will be made to material from In Pursuit of Excellence (5th edition) by Terry Orlick, PhD. This discussion will include questions from the audience.

  • A preview of future AMWA-DVC activities presented by Helen Fosam, PhD, AMWA-DVC President beginning July 1, 2022.

Cost: AMWA members, $5; non-members, $10; full-time students, free.

Registration: Registration closed at 4 pm EDT on Tuesday, June 28th, 2022. This event will not be recorded.

Agenda: See table below.

Questions? Send us an email.

Past Events (2020-Present)

  • April 30, 2022: 25th Annual Princeton Forum (Zoom)

  • March 12, 2022: 20th Annual Freelance Workshop (Zoom) — Tips and Tools for Spring Cleansing and Expanding Your Freelance Business

  • January 5, 2022: Habits of Highly Effective Medical Writers An AMWA-DVC Virtual Networking Event 

  • October 28, 2021: QUARANTINI 2.0 AMWA-DVC Virtual Networking Event 

  • July 15, 2021: Introduction to CME Screenwriting: Crafting the Virtual Patient Case Scenario (Zoom) — A program co-hosted by AMWA-DVC and AMWA Mid-Atlantic Chapter

  • June 28, 2021: AMWA-DVC June Summer Social and Annual Business Meeting (Zoom)

  • May 1, 2021: 24th Annual Princeton Forum (GoToMeeting)

  • March 13, 2021: 19th Annual Freelance Workshop (Zoom) — Re-examining Your Freelance Toolbox: Updating Skills and Transitioning to Medical Writing

  • December 16, 2020: AMWA-DVC Bookworm's Holiday Networking Social (Zoom)

  • October 21, 2020: AMWA-DVC "BYOB" QUARANTINI Happy Hour (Zoom)

  • August 18, 2020: AMWA-DVC Summer Zoom Social