Medical journals, articles and papers are propagating in various media forms including newspapers, television programs, websites and social media that influence healthcare professionals, policy makers and general public. Health researchers participate in promoting the key role and driving force of advancing economy of knowledge in global development of healthcare sector.
Medical Journalism In 2003, Lee C. Bollinger, president of Columbia University through a statement described journalism as a medium bridging between the worlds of general knowledge and expertise. The necessary element of substantive knowledge is essential to write and weave a broader meaning for the present audience which can be a difficult task. To write […]
What is medical journalism? As the name implies, medical journalism refers to reporting of medical news and features. It is of two types – one which is intended for general public featuring medical news in general publications and the other for doctors and healthcare professionals in peer reviewed journals. In short, medical journalism is all […]
Journalism is often described as the ‘voice of the voiceless’. Journalism is the investigation and broadcasting of issues, trends and events to a wide range of audience for many different purposes. To a large extent today people around depend on the press for being well informed on the events and incidents happening around the world. […]
In the recent past, many events have contributed in misleading the general public about the importance of clinical research. Most people tend to believe that clinical research just makes “guinea pigs” out of people with no importance or benefits to anyone in particular. The inaccuracies in both print and mass media along with speculations has […]
Medical Journalism is a wonderful amalgamation of Literature, Science & Medicine. This uniqueness makes it a one of its kind career. Students undertaking a course in medical journalism will learn to apply particular skill sets to work as a practicing medical and science journalist in different sectors and media platforms. The main purpose of medical journalism is to bring forth […]
Many people starting out in a career as a medical writer are interested in working from home and wonder about telecommuting. They often ask if pharmaceutical companies will allow a medical writer to work as a telecommuter, or if all medical writing jobs are done on the jobsite.
Research Paper Know-How A common assignment in many colleges and universities is the research paper. This is usually a project assigned early in the term with a lot of time to complete. This means that it is expected that the product will be exact and in-depth. The student will choose from a wide-range of topics […]
Medical Writing is big business in the United States. Thousands of medical writers are employed in the US by hundreds of companies that deal in healthcare in one way or the other. These companies are pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, health magazines, journals, newspaper agencies and even hospitals.
The medical journalism training programs are gaining recognition and impact mainly due to the distinction and marketability of its pursuers/ takers. Medical journalists should to be able to write clearly, implicitly, quickly and adjust their approach to suit a range of publications. These skills may be developed through experience, by writing and submitting manuscripts to majority medical […]