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I was Co-founder of and a regular columnist for the freelance section, ‘Out On Our Own’ published quarterly in the European Medical Writers Association (EMWA) publication, “The Write Stuff”.  I guest-edited the March 2009 regulatory medical writing themed issue of ‘The Write Stuff’ [Vol 18 (1), 2009].

I was an Editorial Board member (Section Editor) for EMWA’s quarterly journal ‘Medical Writing’ from March 2012 to June 2014 (http://maneypublishing.com/index.php/journals/mew/). My articles are available at http://www.samhamiltonmwservices.co.uk/blog.

Key Medical Writing Publications

CORE (Clarity and Openness in Reporting: E3-based) Reference Project

CORE Reference website with downloadable open access resources to support the authoring of clinical study reports for interventional studies: http://www.core-reference.org

Open access launch publication, May 2016:
Hamilton S, Bernstein AB, Blakey G, Fagan V, Farrow T, Jordan D, Seiler W, Shannon A, Gertel A. Developing the Clarity and Openness in Reporting: E3-based [CORE] Reference user manual for creation of clinical study reports in the era of clinical trials transparency. Research Integrity and Peer Review. 2016 http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s41073-016-0009-4

EQUATOR Network Listing May 2016:
http://www.equator-network.org/reporting-guidelines/core-reference/

Open access project plan publication, December 2014:
Hamilton S, Seiler W, Gertel A. The EMWA Budapest Working Group: A 2-year collaboration to make recommendations for aligning the ICH E3 guideline with current practice and developing clinical study protocol guidance. Medical Writing. 2014 http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/2047480614Z.000000000254

Regulatory Medical Writing (general)

Hamilton S, Forjanic Klapproth A. ‘A new standard for medical writing’. WorldPharma Clinical Trials Insight 2016 (2):13-14
Hamilton S.Effective authoring of clinical study reports: A companion guide. Medical Writing 2014;23(2):86-92
http://www.samhamiltonmwservices.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/HamiltonS_MEW2014_232-CSRCompanionGuide.pdf
Bass B and Hamilton S. Opposing views: Project versus hourly rates: The Write Stuff 2011;20(3):176-177 http://www.samhamiltonmwservices.co.uk/pdf/HamiltonBassTWS2011_203.pdf
Hamilton S. Effective scheduling of clinical study reports. The Write Stuff 2008;17(3):133-134 http://www.samhamiltonmwservices.co.uk/pdf/hamiltontws-2008_173.pdf

Freelance Medical Writing

Reeves A, Hamilton S. Cost comparison of salaried and freelance medical writers working in Europe. Medical Writing 2014;23(3):215-220
http://www.samhamiltonmwservices.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/MEW2014_23.3_ReevesHamilton.pdf
McDonough A, Billiones R, Hamilton S. The fourth freelance business survey. Medical Writing 2013;22(1):67-72 http://www.samhamiltonmwservices.co.uk/pdf/Fourth-EMWA-freelance-business-survey_MEW221_20131.pdf
Reeves A and Hamilton S. EMWA Business Survey 2007. The Write Stuff 2007;16(3):138-140 http://www.samhamiltonmwservices.co.uk/pdf/freelancebusinesssurvey_tws-1632007.pdf