B – Medical writer education

Benau D. On educating the medical writer. Medical Writing 2013;22(1):26-28
(doi: 10.1179/2047480612Z.00000000081)

Most medical writers received their education on the job rather than through formal education. However, formal education gives a more uniform foundation of knowledge than experience alone. This article addresses some of the differences between education and training, educational approaches and delivery methods, and potential effects on employment prospects.