American Medical Writer’s Association (AMWA)
The American Medical Writers Association (AMWA) is the resource for professional medical communicators, promoting excellence in medical communication and providing educational resources in support of that goal. Founded in 1940, AMWA is the leading professional organization for writers, editors, and other communicators of medical information. AMWA’s mission is to promote excellence in medical communication and to provide educational resources in support of that goal.
International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP)
ISMPP’s membership has grown to more 2,200+ with representation from all stakeholders involved in the publication of medical research, including pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and device companies, medical publication and communication agencies, medical journal publishers and editors, and professional medical writers.
National Association of Science Writers (NASW)
The National Association of Science Writers is a community of journalists, authors, editors, producers, public information officers, students and people who write and produce material intended to inform the public about science, health, engineering, and technology. NASW promotes the professional interests of science writers nationally and globally, plays an active role in supporting efforts to ensure writers are paid for their work, and advocates for copyright protections for writers.
Council of Science Editors
The Council of Science Editors (CSE) is an international membership organization for editorial professionals publishing in the sciences. Our purpose is to serve over 800 members in the scientific, scientific publishing, and information science communities by fostering networking, education, discussion, and exchange. Our aim is to be an authoritative resource on current and emerging issues in the communication of scientific information.
The Authors Guild is the nation’s oldest and largest professional organization for published writers. Since our founding, we have served as the collective voice of American authors, and have long supported the rich and diverse literary culture of our country. Our members include novelists in all genres and categories, nonfiction writers, journalists, historians, poets, and translators. The Guild welcomes traditionally-published authors as well as self-published, independent authors.
Editorial Freelance Association (EFA)
The EFA is a national not-for-profit —501(c)6— organization, headquartered in New York City, run almost entirely by member volunteers, all of whom are also freelancers. The Board of Governors oversees the EFA’s operations and keeps the membership informed of developments within the association. The EFA’s members, experienced in a wide range of professional skills, live and work all across the United States and in other countries.
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
The CFA Institute is a global, not-for-profit professional organization that provides investment professionals with finance education. The institute aims to promote standards in ethics, education, and professional excellence in the global investment services industry.