Chapter News

Chapter Election Results 2018-2019

10/03/2018

Election results are in! Please welcome your 2018-2019 AMWA SE board!

President: JoAnna Pendergrass

President-Elect: Madison Hedrick

Secretary: Rachel Lane

Treasurer: Callie Compton

Many thanks to our outgoing president (now serving as Immediate Past President) Eva Stabenow.

 

As their first action, the board has appointed the following individuals to serve:

Membership Chair: Rachel Stevens Salmon

Chapter Advisory Council Representative: Kimberly Korwek

 

Are you looking for ways to get involved and grow your network? There are plenty of opportunities with AMWA SE that require very little time commitment. Feel free to contact any board member for more information.

Educational Event in Nashville April 2018

08/07/2018

An educational seminar was given Tuesday, April 3 at Richland Library in Nashville, TN.

Dr. Yasmine Ali gave a presentation on evaluating the legitimacy and transparency of research studies titled, “Lies, More Lies, and Statistics.”

Following the presentation and Q&A session, food was provided and the attendees continued networking.

A total of 8 members and 1 non-member attended the seminar. The discussion was lively, and members discussed future events and presentation topics of interest.

Book Club Online Meetings June/July 2018

07/18/2018

The current book club selection, Afterparty by Daryl Gregory, was discussed online via Google Hangouts on June 20 and July 18. The discussion was lively and participants shared their thoughts from the comfort of their couch (with their beverage and fuzzy socks of choice!)

The next book club selection is Still Alice by Lisa Genova. There is also a movie (wink wink!)

Interested in future book club events? Check out “Southeast Medical Writers Book Club” group on Facebook or visit the google group

Educational Event in Atlanta March 2018

03/21/2018

An AMWA-Southeast event was held on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, at the Buckhead Public Library and Fado Irish Pub in Atlanta, GA.

For the educational portion of the event, Stephen MacDonald, PhD, MBA gave a presentation on freelance medical writing entitled “Starting Out, and Even After: Feasibility, Considerations, and That Constant Evaluation.”

Following the presentation and Q&A, attendees were invited to continue networking at Fado.

A total of 15 members and 4 non-members attended the event. Several attendees remarked that they had a great time and are looking forward to the next chapter meeting in Atlanta.