40 West Gude Drive, Ste 101
Rockville, MD 20850-1192
Phone: (301) 294-5303

About AMWA

The American Medical Writers Association was founded in 1940 to assist medical authors. The mission of the American Medical Writers Association is to promote excellence in medical communication and to provide educational resources in support of that goal. Through an extensive educational program, various publications, and unparalleled opportunities for networking, AMWA encourages and enables its members to extend their professional expertise.


  • Core Curriculum program leading to certificates in 5 disciplines
  • Online freelance directory of medical communication services
  • AMWA Journal, a quarterly publication
  • AMWA membership directory, published online and updated daily
  • Access to Member-Only Areas on the AMWA Web site
  • Online Job Market
  • Special member discounts for all products and services