Medical Writing / Scientific Writing Courses

Four months mentored training program for Clinicians who wish to pursue training in field medical writing and publishing

PG Diploma in Medical Writing 

(Approved as member by Quality Council of India, Govt. of India)

  • 6 months online distance learning course
  • E-learning
  • Access to 1,00,000 ebooks and 10,000 ejournals
  • Fees: 32,000


Module 1: Introduction to medical writing

Module 2: Article types
  • Overview of scientific articles
  • Reviews, Research articles, systematic review, meta analysis, commentary, letter to editor, editorials, etc.
Module 3: Writing article

  • Literature search and pubmed search
  • Article writing : Exercises and examples
  • Article submission, selecting target journal
  • Letter writing for editorial process
  • Reviewing, editing and publishing
Module 4: Software for medical writing
Module 5: Guidelines for medical writing
  • Duties of Author, Authorship dispute, Editor, Reviewer, etc.
  • Guidelines of ICMJE and other bodies
  • Guidelines and Checklists of relevant to medical writing in diverse medical fraternities
  • Publication Ethics
  • Journal quality and impact assessment of article
  • Common technical document (CTD) dossier writing
Module 6: Documents in Clinical Research

  • Clinical study report
  • Grant proposal
  • Leave behind literature
  • Pharmacovigilance writing: ICSR, SAE reporting, Narratives, PSUR, DSUR, etc.

Each module carries 100 marks MCQ based tests and real time exercises of medical writing. Final Exam is of 100 marks

Total course marks: 700 marks