Tag Archives | Public Medical Writing

On Reading Aloud

Two nights, two readings, two launch parties, two great independent bookstores with every seat taken and people standing among stacks and in doorways. Some words to describe this: exciting, gratitude-inducing, terrifying. I’d been given variable advice about reading my work: read for twenty minutes, then take questions and read something else at the end; don’t [...]

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Public Medical Communication: 12 Tips for Success

Public Medical Communication is effective, interactive, and engaging communication between health professionals and the public. It can take many forms from tweets to op-ed articles to blogs to essays in medical journals. In an era that the internet guru Clay Shirky has described as being defined by a “new communications ecosystem”, Public Medical Communication or [...]

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Writing About Medicine II

There are many ways to write about health, medicine, and health care. And there are many people – patients, caregivers, policymakers, pundits, thought leaders, and health professionals – in a position to do so. Fortunately, the world also offers a similar and growing diversity of places in which to publish this sort of work. At [...]

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