Diploma Programme in Medical Writing

Diploma in Medical Writing is a tailor-made program by industry experts to enhance a your medical writing skill. The Diploma in Medical Writing will help you comprehensively learn and practice the following:

  • Patient Education/ Consumer health writing
  • Scientific/ Publication writing
  • Medico marketing writing
  • Regulatory /Clinical Research Writing
  • Writing for Social Media / Digital Marketing
  • Story boarding and instructional design for Healthcare Communication

Key Highlights



  • Graduate/Post Graduate Degree in Life-Sciences, Pharmacy, Pharm-D, Medical Laboratory, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Biotechnology, MD, BDS, MBBS, BHMS, BAMS, Nursing and other allied sciences
  • Individuals from English and Journalism background having interest in medical writing

Professionals From

  • Pharmaceuticals, Bio-technology and Medical Devices company
  • Healthcare and Medical Educational Institutes
  • Hospitals/Clinics
  • Health Insurance
  • Clinical Research and Pharmacovigilance companies
  • Freelancers / Consultants into Medical writing
  • E-learning and Publication companies
  • Healthcare-IT and ITES

Application and Fees

Rs 40000

For Pan Indian Participant

$ 500

For International Participant


Unit-1 Foundation in Medical Writing

  1. Introduction to World of Medical Writing
  2. Writing winning Medical Content
  3. Medical Writing for Digital and Print Media
  4. Researching content for Medical Writing
  5. Roles of Copyrights and Plagiarism
  6. Basic Rules of writing medical content

Unit-2 Patient Education / Consumer Writing

  1. General rules for consumer writing
  2. Types of consumer writing
  3. Consumer news and review articles
  4. Blogs
  5. Newsletters
  6. Fact sheets , Care guides

Unit-3 Scientific Writing

  1. Scientific news
  2. Scientific reviews
  3. Writing research papers for journals
  4. Case reports
  5. Drug monographs
  6. Abstract writing

Unit-4 Regulatory writing/Clinical trial writing

  1. Clinical trial process and Medical writing in clinical research
  2. Study designs , ICH and GCP
  3. Roles of IRB/IEC
  4. The role of investigator and Clinical trial protocol writing
  5. Clinical trial regulation in India
  6. Pharmacovigilance

Unit -5 Medico-marketing writing

  1. Types of medico-marketing writing
  2. Sales aids  and Posters
  3. Sales/Consumer training materials
  4. Product ads/Corporate ads and Leave-behinds/flyers
  5. White paper and Case-studies
  6. Business insight reports and Proposal writing
  7. Product monographs
  8. Public relation materials
  9. Blogs
  10. Web content
  11. Brochures

Unit 6 - Social media writing/Digital marketing for healthcare professionals

  1. Developing Social Media plan
  2. Principles of effective social media writing
  3. Developing content for Social Media
  4. Using Web Content as Source Material for Social Media Content
  5. How to write for Facebook , Twitter , Linkedin, Blogging
  6. Hands-on practice in revising social media content and tips for effective social media writing

Unit 7 e-learning and Medical Writing

  1. Understanding the e-learning environment
  2. Advantages and disadvantages of e-learning
  3. Developing e-learning courseware
  4. Storyboarding
  5. Assessment in e-learning

Unit 8 - How to get yourself published

  1. Publishing in print media
  2. Publishing in online media