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Professional Certification in Medical Writing (PCMW)

Professional Certification in Medical Writing (PCMW) program is designed by the Academy of Translational Medicine Professionals (ATMP) to set the standards for excellence in clinical trials field. Upon certification approval, successful individuals may use the postnominals ‘PCMW’

PCMW Accreditation

Professional Certification in Clinical Trials (PCMW) program is accredited by the European Society for Translational Medicine (EUSTM).

PCMW Certification Benefits

  • After certification approval you may use the postnominals ‘PCMW’
  • Certification may increase your job opportunities and/or promotional possibilities by highlighting you from other colleagues and pool of other candidates.
  • Discount on registration fees for the EUSTM Annual Conferences.
  • Keep updated with latest developments and trends in translational medicine field.
  • Networking and collaboration opportunities with key opinion leaders (KOLs) & decision makers from academia & industry.
  • Certification will show your competency to conduct and manage Translational Medicine studies & Projects.
  • Certification demonstrates your commitment to the advancement of Translational Medicine.


PCMW Program application is open to those who are professionally involved and/or have experience in medical writing field. The ideal candidate will have solid knwoldge and experience in one of the following areas: 1) Continuing Medical Education (CME/CPD) 2) Grant Writing 3) Regulatory Writing 4) Scientific Publications

The program is especially suitable for:

  • Medical Communication Professional
  • Industry professionals (Pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, CROs)
  • Regulatory affairs personals
  • Biomedical Researchers
  • Medical & Allied health professionals
  • Grants writers

Application Process:

Applicants must submit the online PCMW Application Form

After submission, based on defined parameters, the ATMP educational board will assign one of the following categories:

Category 1

Applicants in this category will receive certification based on evaluation of their track records and experience without qualifying examination.

Category 2

Applicants under this category must successfully complete the qualifying examination in order to become eligible for PCMW certification. Qualifying examination is held once a year at occasion of Annual Congress of the European society for Translational Medicine.

PCMW Certification Fee

  • Annual Renewal fee: 400 €
  • 250 € (low-income countries)

For further details, please contact the ATMP Academy at: [email protected]

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