AMWA Mid-America Chapter



The Mid-America chapter of the American Medical Writer's Association was founded in 1985. We publish a quarterly newsletter (latest issue Fall 2017) , and hold regular in-person meetings. The Board of Directors also holds regular meetings by teleconference, and minutes of those meetings are available.

Upcoming TechWriteSTL Luncheons

January 9, 2018 - Business Travel Tips, Lisa Balbes
11:30am, Mike Duffy's Pub and Grill, 124 West Jefferson Ave, Kikrwood MO.
For those who travel a lot, and especially for those who do not, Lisa will share her tricks and tips from her many travel experiences. From how to minimize your interactions with TSA, to how to pack, how to get around, and how to stretch your travel dollar, come discuss how to survive being a road warrior.

March 2018 - "Fun Things for Geeks to Do in St. Louis" by Alice Fugate

May 2018 - Tentatively Field trip to the St. Louis Art Museum

July 2018 - OPEN

September 2018-- Dinner with a guest speaker

November 2018-- Best and Worst Books of 2018, coordinated by Leslie Neistadt

For more information or to register for any of these events contact Lisa Balbes.

Nebraska Area Events

Calling all medical communicators in Nebraska! We are beginning a networking group for the Omaha and Lincoln areas. The first meeting will be Wednesday January 10th, 2018 at 12:00 at Parker's Smokehouse in Ashland, NE. The first meeting will be a meet and greet and planning session. This is a great opportunity to meet fellow medical communicators, network, learn and socialize. For additional information, please contact Rebecca Bigelow at

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