The Northern California Chapter is one of twenty regional chapters of the American Medical Writers Association. With almost 250 members in Northern California, Nevada, and Hawaii, it has been an active and thriving chapter for over twenty years. AMWA members are an integral part of Northern California's large and dynamic medical products industry, as well as its eminent medical research and medical education communities.
If you live within our geographic area, you are automatically added to our chapter membership when you join the national organization. If you would like to learn more about our chapter and opportunities to become more involved, please contact our President-Elect Maggie Norris.
Go to the Contacts page to learn about the Northern California Board members.
UPCOMING CHAPTER HOLIDAY SOCIAL
Saturday, December 7,2013
Particulars on the EVENTS page
PACIFIC COAST CONFERENCE AT ASILOMAR April 27–30, 2014
This wonderful event is sponsored in alternate years by our Northern California Chapter and the Pacific Southwest Chapter. This year, it's our turn, and we're currently planning for this event, which will include:
Three days of activities–a keynote presentation, 4 credit workshops
Open Sessions: Engaging talks by eminent guest speakers, discussion forums, and provocative conversations with writers, editors, scientists, and other biomedical communicators
Opportunities to discuss issues, share ideas,
find solutions, and make lifelong friends
Held in the secluded meeting facilities of the Asilomar Conference Grounds, between the towering Monterey pines and the pounding Pacific surf.
Help Northern California members keep in touch with the chapter and with each other
Represent our chapter in the biomedical and communications communities
Help writers find the education, tools, and information they need to use the Internet and other publishing media effectively in their professional lives