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Greater Chicago Area Chapter

About Us

The American Medical Writers Association (AMWA) is the leading organization and resource for medical communications professionals including medical writers and editors. AMWA’s mission is to promote excellence in the creation of medical communications.

The Greater Chicago Area Chapter (GCAC) is a 501(c)(6) nonprofit organization—and is the longest-standing AMWA chapter.

If you are a professional biomedical communicator interested in participating with the GCAC or are interested in medical communications, please join us! Visit the American Medical Writers Association website for more information.

Networking and Educational Events

The GCAC hosts networking and educational events focusing on medicine, science, and biomedical communications, as well as events pertaining to medical communications freelancers/consultants. We look forward to meeting you at our events!

Upcoming Education and Networking Events

Networking and/or Educational Event: TBD
Annual Year-End Dinner and Chapter Meeting: December 2017, TBD (Chicago or surrounding suburbs) 

Recent Education and Networking Events

Coffee Meet-Up: March 2017, 11am–1pm, Uncommon Ground (Chicago, IL)
AMWA Meet and Greet: May 2017, 5:30 pm, Erin’s Snug Irish Pub (Madison, WI)
Chapter Conference: September 2017, 8:30–4:30pm, Hilton Garden Inn (Evanston, IL)