How to create a portfolio to get into medical writing
What you'll learn
- Find out why you need a medical writing portfolio
- What to include in your medical writing portfolio
- How to create your medical writing portfolio
- What to do after you create your medical writing portfolio to get work
- Internet access
- Phone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer
*Real life examples of medical writing portfolios in lecture 6 resources*
Have you been looking to get into medical writing but are not sure where to start? Perhaps you want to work remotely and take a break from clinical work? Or you might just want to freelance on the side and see where it takes you? Not sure what to charge for your skills and knowledge? Well, you've come to the right place!
This course has been carefully designed by a successful medical writer currently working with a range of clients and has experience in attracting them with a professional medical writing portfolio. The course will provide you with everything you need to know to create your own outstanding medical writing portfolio and more. Having a medical writing portfolio that's professional and easy to access is critical to successfully entering the world of medical writing. With competition heating up, a bespoke medical writing portfolio is one way you can cut through the noise.
With the information and guidance from this course, you'll be able to present yourself competitively and receive the appropriate reimbursement for your skills. This course features short, easy to follow lectures and information which you can engage with at a pace that suits you.
The medical writing portfolio course follows tried and tested techniques based on years of experience training medical professionals and helping them break into the field of medical writing. You'll find out how to structure your portfolio, how to market your portfolio effectively, what to charge your clients, and how to organise your work to stand out from the crowd. You will leave this course with a professionally structured portfolio to impress any client you want to work with.
So if you're thinking about how to get into medical writing, looking to switch careers or want that extra edge to capture high-quality clients, take this course as your first step!
Please note: The pace of this course is quite slow as some people do not have English as their first language. So next to the "play" button for each video, you can click on the "1x" symbol to increase the speed of the playback rate to "2x" so the talking in the video will be faster.
Who this course is for:
- Medical writers looking to create a portfolio and need to get started
- People who want to switch to a work from home or flexible lifestyle career
I'm a medical writer and pharmacist here to help you become a medical writer.
Courses include short videos that are easy to learn from in a few minutes. Students enjoy the courses and often buy more than one to learn more and break into medical writing as a new career.
Message me any time to ask questions, I am always happy to help and I give a detailed response to make sure you get a helpful and useful experience during courses :)
I have worked with medical communications agencies, and with my own private international clients as a freelance medical copywriter.
I've written for online doctors, hospitals and digital health brands. I'm the co-founder of Write Clinic, where we specialise in helping healthcare professionals and people with a science background to become medical writers.