AMWA Southwest is the southwest regional chapter for the American Medical Writers Association and includes all AMWA members in New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas. Our chapter is one of the largest in AMWA, and we have a proud tradition of leadership and stewardship in the organization. We regularly host events in Houston, Dallas, and Austin as well as hosting numerous webinars every year.
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Greetings, Southwest Chapter Members. Don’t forget to cast your vote for the 2017-2018 AMWA Southwest Board of Directors. An email with a link to the ballot was sent to members on April 11. Chapter members can cast their vote online through May 12, 2017. Elections will take place at the annual roundtable event Saturday, May 20th Read more about Vote for your 2017-2018 Board of Directors[…]
Congratulations to Dr. Peter J. Hotez, the 2017-2018 Southwest Chapter John P. McGovern Award recipient. Dr. Hotez is a renowned author, physician-scientist, and global health advocate.
Congratulations to Jude Richard, past president of the Southwest Chapter, for receiving this year’s American Medical Writer’s Association President’s (AMWA) Award. The President’s Award is given once a year to someone who has been a member of AMWA for 10 years or more, has been active during those 10 years, has made distinctive contributions to AMWA at the Read more about Congratulations to Jude Richard: President’s Award Recipient[…]
Hilary Graham, is one of three fellowship recipients recognized at the 2016 AMWA Medical Writing and Communication Conference in Denver, CO. Hilary is past president and current Director-at-Large (Austin) for the Southwest Chapter, and serves on AMWA’s National Board as Chapter Relations Officer. Active Fellowships are presented to members of AMWA to recognize significant contributions to the goals and activities of Read more about Congratulations to Hilary Graham: 2016 AMWA Fellow[…]
HOUSTON, TX― The Southwest Chapter of the American Medical Writers Association (AMWA) welcomed a new slate of officers this summer. The 2016-2017 board is composed of health writers, freelancers, science editors and technical writers. The officers provide leadership to carry out AMWA’s mission to promote excellence in medical communication, promote information about learning and career Read more about Congratulations to the 2016-2017 Southwest Chapter Board[…]
Don’t forget to register for the AMWA Southwest Chapter McGovern Dinner and Lecture. The chapter will honor Dr. Kirsten Ostherr, an English professor at Rice University and co-founder/director of the collaborative Medical Futures Lab. Date: Thursday, January 28, 2016 Time: 6 – 9 p.m. Venue: Treebeards, Market Square l 315 Travis Street l Houston, Read more about AMWA Southwest’s 2016 McGovern Award and Dinner[…]
AMWA Member Holiday Parties – Austin, Houston and Oklahoma City Your guest is welcome! Houston, Texas Date: Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015 Time: 6:30 – 9:00 pm Location: Okra Charity Saloon Address: 924 Congress Houston, TX 77002 (713) 237-8828 RSVP: Kimberly Mankiewicz, firstname.lastname@example.org Deadline: Monday, Nov. 30, 2015 Theme: Read more about AMWA Southwest Holiday Parties[…]
Attending the National Conference? Join us for the Conference Greet and Go Dinner! Date: Thursday, Oct. 1 Time: 6:30 p.m. Place: Rita’s on the River 245 E. Commerce St, Suite 100, San Antonio, Texas Meeting Location: National Conference in San Antonio, Texas Hotel Lobby Greet and Go Event (6:00 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.) Cost: Read more about National Conference Chapter Greet and Go[…]
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