Shared Learning: Ethics in Medical Writing: What Every Medical Writer Should Know


Title: Ethics in Medical Writing: What Every Medical Writer Should Know

Speaker: Marcin Dudek, MD (MedRes Medical Writing)

Summary: Ethics in Medical Writing has become an increasing concern in the area of biomedical publications and scientific writing. This presentation will tackle such problems as guest writing vs. ghostwriting, redundant publication, repetitive/duplicative publications, authorship criteria, inappropriate authorship in collaborative scientific research, plagiarism, and issues in literature search and review. Medical Writing covers many areas of clinical research, and includes regulatory documents, academic publications, and medical communications. The presentation will aim t provide some general ethical rules for those of us involved in clinical research.
Biography: Marcin Dudek is a medical doctor and a graduate of the Second Medical Faculty of the Medical Academy in Warsaw, Poland. He has many years ofexperience in the design and coordination of investigational clinical trials of new drugs, primarily in the pre-registration phase. Marcin has worked with many pharmaceutical companies as a manager of global clinical trials for new medicinal products. More recently, he set up an international study on the treatment of alcohol polyneuropathy (peripheral nervous system damage associated with long-term alcohol abuse). For nearly a decade, his professional interests have focussed on drug research methodology and results reporting procedures. He is an author of several publications on drug research. From 2009 to 2012, Marcin was a lecturer in postgraduate studies in Clinical Research Management, organized by the Gdańsk Foundation for the Management of Managers in cooperation with the Medical University of Gdańsk. He has also been a lecturer and speaker at international training courses and medical congresses. Marcin is a member of the Association for Good Clinical Practice in Poland (GCP PL), the Drug Information Association (DIA), the European Medical Writers Association (EMWA), and the European Association of Science Editors (EASE), as well as the World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM),among others. Currently, Marcin is a student of Philosophy and Bioethics in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Warsaw. He was also the organiser of the Mental Health Days at the University of Warsaw in 2017 and is currently organising an international conference on “Telemedicine Poland 2021”.

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When: Feb 24, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for this meeting:

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