Getting into Medical Writing

All members:


Evguenia Alechine

Subcommittee members:

  • Raquel Billiones
  • Alexandra Sanfins
  • Francesca Capellini
  • Namrata Singh

SIG supporting members:

  • Julia Cooper
  • Sarah Hopwood
  • Peter Llewellyn
  • Abe Shevack
  • Barbara Bartolini
  • Ivana Turek
  • Jackie Johnson
  • Clare Chang
  • Claire Gudex
  • Stephen Gilliver
  • Sarah Tilly
  • Somsuvro Basu
  • Leire Iralde Lorente

GIWM Membership

If you are interested in joining the GIMW Group, please contact Evguenia Alechine at

GIMW meetings

The GIMW Group meets virtually every month. If you are interested in joining our discussions, you can send a mail to

GIMW group objectives

The aim of the Getting into Medical Writing group is to support new EMWA members in smoothly and successfully starting their career path as medical writers.

Group activities

  • Private LinkedIn discussion group
  • Monthly meet & share calls
  • Organisation of the GIMW session at EMWA conferences
  • Creating a starting resource package for new EMWA members
  • Supporting new EMWA members and aspiring medical writers
  • Working in collaboration with the Ambassador’s programme

Medical Writing Journal

If you want to share your experience getting your foot in the door with new EMWA members, you can contact Ivanna Turek and publish an article in the Getting Your Foot in the Door section of the journal.

If you’re an aspiring medical writer and you want a chance to get feedback on your writing and showcase your writing skills with the community, you can contact Evguenia Alechine and publish your first article in the My First Medical Writing section.

Social Media

The GIMW group is active on EMWA's LinkedIn page. You can find us via #EMWAGIMW. 

Meet & Share

We run monthly Meet & Share sessions. If you would like to participate, please contact

Resources for new medical writers

***Coming soon***