The American Medical Writers Association (AMWA),founded in 1940, is a nonprofit organization offering educational programs,networking opportunities, and publications to enhance the expertise ofbiomedical communications professionals. There are 20regional chapters covering the US and Canada. The Mid-Atlantic Chapter (MAC)serves more than 300 members in the vicinity of Maryland, Virginia, andWashington, DC. Membership in the Chapter is automatic for those withinthis region.
New and prospective AMWA members are welcome at all of our events. Our regional meeting coordinators are continually working to initiate informal gatherings for our area's medical communicators. Below are the regional groups—click on each to see contact information for their respective coordinators: Bethesda | DC | SilverSpring, Baltimore, Maryland, Frederick, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Central Virginia, and Southeast Virginia.
We encourage you to get involved in Chapteractivities, from planning events to writing for the Web site. Please explore this site to find out more about MAC, and feel free to getin touch with any member of the Board if you have questions.