San Diego Networking Social

Tuesday, June 17th

Tin Fish Gaslamp

San Diego, CA

Here's a flyer with the details.


Carlsbad Networking Social

Tuesday, May 20

Casa de Bandini

Carlsbad, CA

Here's a flyer with the details.


Pacific Regional Conference 2014 at Asilomar

April 27–30, 2014.

It's over and it was wonderful!

American Medical Writers Association Pacific Southwest Chapter

The American Medical Writers Association (AMWA) is a nonprofit professional organization for people in the medical communications field. The group provides medical writers and editors with chances for professional growth in a social and supportive atmosphere. Services and activities include meetings and conferences, a job posting exchange, seminars and workshops, publications, and a core curriculum program in biomedical communications.

AMWA serves the US and Canada.

Our chapter has nearly 400 members and covers more than 200,000 square miles, encompassing Southern California (zipcodes < 94000), Arizona and Southern Nevada (zipcodes 889xx, 890xx, and 991xx). Our chapter also has a satellite group centered in Phoenix, Arizona. We have several lunch meetings every year in various Southern California and Arizona locations.

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, please contact Donna Simcoe.


Joint meeting with the San Diego Regulatory Affairs Network (SDRAN)

Saturday, August 9th, 11:30 AM – 3:30 PM

CareFusion, 3750 Torrey View Court, San Diego, CA 92121

The program:

  • de-MS-tifying Word:Advanced Techniques and Best Practices for Document Preparation; Speaker, Susan Chang
  • Practical Tips and Hints for U.S. Medical Device Submissions; Program Speaker: Natalie J. Kennel
  • More details forthcoming.

  • Download a special issue of our newsletter: Lanie Adamson's Memoir.

    AMWA Annual Conference 2014

    74th National Conference, Memphis, TN
    Save the date: October 8 – 11, 2014.