IGMPI is conferred with ASSOCHAM Services Excellence Award 2017: Our Directors Mr Syed S. Abbas & Mrs Rafat Abedi, Chief Advisor Dr Mahesh Gupta, Advisor Mr Amitabh Srivastava are being honoured by the Chief Guest & Honorable Member of Parliament Dr. Udit Raj

 Recipient of QCI - D.L. Shah National Quality Award

Recipient of QCI - D.L. Shah National Quality Award

Targeting to fill up the gap between the existing and accessible knowledge

Targeting to fill up the gap between the existing and accessible knowledge

 

Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Writing

Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Writing [One year programme  approved by Quality Council of India (QCI), Govt of India]

The course is meant for all those keen on being a part of Medical writing industry, so all graduates, post graduates and even working professionals can apply for the course and affirm a strong position in the industry. The field might sound lucrative for non-medical background personnel as well but should have passion to write. Even retired doctors™ have been seen showing interest in the field and could opt for the course to get better accustomed with the tools used.

Writing skills get better with practice and so does medical writing. The zeal to explore varied fragments of the industry and availability to do research on new techniques, treatment methods and other progresses in the healthcare industry suffice to keep the medical writer winning in the industry. It is not at a monotonous industry or work type. Regular research work about progresses in the industry is a must and thus adventurous nature would suit a medical writer.

All the technical aspects of medical writing are made clear during the course. IGMPI makes available this medical writing course as an e-course and thus the benefits it entails within are numerous. Like:

  1. Basics of the industry;
  2. Comprehensive information, clearly targeting the medical writing industry;
  3. Well-structured course, intelligently put together under guidance of industry experts from same field;
  4. Easy to use, browse and explore e-tools woven remarkably well into the course make the study material, lectures, online database, examination preparation modules as well as assessment papers easily accessible;
  5. E-tools make the course self-paced and online exams make things easier and less complicated for the participants;

Module 1: Introduction to Medical Writing (Types and Requirements)

Module 2: Writers™ Role -Need or Basis of Medical Writing

Module 3: Tools Used for Medical Writing- Reference, Writing Style and Resources

Module 4: Medical Writing for Clinical Research Industry (Designing and Preparation of Protocols, ICDs, CRFs etc)

Module 5: Writing for Regulatory submissions and Drug Promotion Activities (IND, NDA, BLA, SNDA, ANDA)

Module 6: Dossier preparation in CTD Format, eCTD Submissions

Module7: Scientific Writing (Manuscript, Abstract writing, review articles)

Module 8: Documents in Medico Marketing

Module 9: Achieving Flow and Cohesiveness

Module 10: Managing the Review Process (Quality Control Check/Proof Reading Concept)

Module 11: Judicial/ Copyright Issues in Medical Writing & Unethical Practice

Module 12: Industry Based Case Study

Eligibility

Candidates with Graduate/Post Graduate Degree/Diploma in Pharmacy, Healthcare, Medicine, Dentistry, Biology, Zoology, Chemistry, Microbiology or even Biochemistry are eligible to apply for this course.

Programme Duration

The course will be completed over a period of one year which will include the tenure applicable for examinations as well as case study completion.

Registration

The registration dates for this bi-annual programme run by the institute are updated timely on the webpage. The Training sessions and webinars are strictly scheduled depending on the availability of speakers. Effective E-learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the course lectures, videos and study material easily accessible. This gives huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.

Programme Fees

A one-time fees (lump sum paid at beginning of the course) of Rs 20,000 /- (600 USD for oversees students) is mandatory. This covers for the course registration fees, tuition fees, course material fees etc. Apart from this, an examination fee of Rs 400/- (USD 15) per module needs to be paid later as per the examination notification of the Institute.10% of fee concession is applicable to applicants belonging to SC/ST and economically weaker sections.

Examination & Certification

All the participants are obliged to timely submit completed assessment assignments (during the course, usually after every module) and appear for an online exam at the end of the course. After successful completion, the participants will be awarded Post Graduate diploma in Medical Writing. For all the above mentioned modules elaborate course material, self-assessment assignments and project work details would be provided by the Institute from time to time. Details get updated on the webpage as well.

Placement Assistance & Corporate Relations

IGMPI offers placement assistance to its students. The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing placement assistance to its participants. Besides, it has a robust placement cell comprising senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintain close links with business industry. This cell is continuously engaged in promoting employability of our participants. The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing while also assisting them to polish their interview & soft skills.In recent months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working with global pharmaceutical, healthcare and food giants like Dr. Reddy’s™ Laboratories, Aurobindo Pharma, Glenmark Generics, Cipla, Wockhardt, Pfizer, Abbott, Medtronic, Foster Corporation, Ipca Laboratories, Calyx, Mother Dairy, Bliss GVS Pharma, Al Rawabi, Almarai, Green Pastures, Accenture, Wipro, Fortis Clinical Research, Quintiles, SeQuent, PepsiCo India, Mankind, Beryl Drugs, Allergy Therapeutics, CFTRI, Ciron, Sun Pharmaceutical, Novartis, GlaxoSmithKline, Biocon, etc.

Future career prospects of Training in Medical Writing

IGMPI offers placement assistance to its students. The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing placement assistance to its participants. Besides, it has a robust placement cell comprising senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintain close links with business industry. This cell is continuously engaged in promoting employability of our participants. The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing while also assisting them to polish their interview & soft skills.

There is a vast scope of medical writing in various types of companies and sectors like in biotechnology, pharmaceutical and other healthcare-related companies. A medical writer can work in a medical communications firm and can contribute in the creation of pharmaceutical/healthcare educational programs. In any such company, scientific medical writer can be undertaken for the purpose of preparation of clinical and pre-clinical manuscripts, abstracts, articles, posters, clinical trial reports, and medical education materials. The scientific medical writers also have scope in the biotechnology industry and are responsible for editing and re-writing scientific papers amd granting applications, and for providing education and training to staff in scientific writing and editing.

How to apply

For further enquiries or Prospectus, write to or call us on:

info@igmpiindia.org/+91 8130924488, +91 8587838177, 0120-4375280

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