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Writing, Publishing, and Social Media for Healthcare Professionals

April 16 - April 18

This unique 3-day course, among the highest-rated Harvard Medical School CME courses, will provide physicians and other healthcare professionals with the tools they need to publish health-related content.

Reasons to Attend:

  • Understand the dynamic publishing industry
  • Improve and expand writing in healthcare advocacy
  • Make invaluable contacts with editors, writing coaches, and literary agents
  • Discuss how to secure and prepare for speaking engagements on television, radio, and at live events
  • Develop and deliver Persuasive Pitches: Oral book pitches and elevator pitches (Afternoon Workshop)

Learning Objectives:

  • List the elements of a nonfiction book proposal writing
  • Determine the key strategies that successful writers use to publish their work and apply them to own writing
  • Craft compelling blogs, blurbs, and bios
  • Evaluate common mistakes in narrative writing that lead to errors and poor communication
  • Compare and contrast narrative, memoir, self-help, and other nonfiction genres and develop powerful content
  • Apply the three phases of the book publishing process
  • Analyze various forms of writing and how they are used in educating the public
  • Determine the next steps in advancing publishing goals
  • Name the most useful social media outlets for healthcare professionals
  • Develop narrative writing skills
  • Describe the roles of various publishing professionals

Advanced Workshops (select one): Social Media Bootcamp; Writing a Winning Book Proposal; Techniques to Maximize Creativity; Memoir Writing; Transforming Your Writing from Good to Great; Cultivating Humanism through Narrative Writing; How to Develop a Medical Podcast; Advanced Social Media Skills to Build Your Professional Reputation.

27 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™


April 16
April 18


Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel
606 Congress St
Boston, MA 02210 United States
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(617) 338-4111