17th National Medical Writing Workshop and
10th Writeshop for Young Researchers
Tacloban City, Philippines
30-31 March 2020
Organized by the Philippine Association of Medical Journal Editors (PAMJE)
with support from the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD)
Endorsed by the Asia Pacific Association of Medical Journal Editors (APAME)
CALL FOR PARTICIPATION
Application deadline: January 31, 2020
Deadline of Application is extended until FEBRUARY 14, 2020.
REGISTRATION IS FREE (limited slots only)
The Philippine Association of Medical Journal Editors (PAMJE) Inc. with support from the Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST PCHRD) and Asia Pacific Association of Medical Journal Editors (APAME) is organizing the 17th National Medical Writing Workshop and 10th Writeshop for Young Researchers on 30-31 March 2020 in Tacloban City. The workshop aims to help young investigators in health and health social sciences acquire practical knowledge and skills in preparing a scientific article for publication in a scholarly peer-reviewed journal. Successful applicants will be granted free workshop registration, accommodation, and meals during the workshop, and will be assigned to a mentor-facilitator who will guide them in preparing their articles for a brief presentation.
Requirements for participants
The workshop is designed for a maximum of forty (40) researchers in health sciences and health social sciences, aged 40 years old and below, who have a research project completed not more than 2 years ago and have drafted a publication-ready manuscript of maximum 2,500 - 3,000 words, formatted for submission to a scholarly biomedical journal. Note that thesis, dissertations, and technical reports in original format and length do not qualify. The selected draft manuscripts will be reviewed and revised during the workshop, based on the lectures and exercises, under the guidance of the faculty and mentor – facilitators. All participants are expected to present a powerpoint summary of their revised manuscripts on the second day of the workshop and agree to submit the article to an appropriate scholarly peer-reviewed journal within three (3) months after the workshop.
1. Fill out the application form. (Link: https://tinyurl.com/17NMWW2020)
2. Conforme slip
3. Abstract (in .docx and .pdf format)
4. Draft of Journal Manuscript (in .docx and .pdf format)
5. Instructions to Authors for the target journal (This is a free document downloadable from the website
of your prospective journal.)
Please use this subject format in your email: Application_17th Writeshop_(Surname)
Please save your documents in this format:
● Conforme Slip_(Surname)
The results of the selection of participants for the Workshop will be communicated on February 24,
● Selected participants are responsible for their travel arrangements.
● Selected participants must show their paid ticket details on or before March 9, 2020, to reserve a slot in the workshop.