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Welcome to the 19th annual American Copy Editors Society national conference in Pittsburgh March 26-28, 2015. (Photo by Jeremy Davis.)

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Friday, March 27 • 9:00am - 10:30am
Avoiding Pitfalls in Medical Editing

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Medical editing has its own special considerations and pitfalls. This session focuses on editing conventions, research reports versus materials for laypeople, jargon, patient-friendly language, statistics, reference lists, word pileups, vital sections of the AMA Manual of Style, and necessary reference works. You'll also get tips on how to move into the niche of medical editing and where to find clients.

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Katharine O'Moore-Klopf

owner, KOK Edit.
Katharine O’Moore-Klopf, ELS, has been in publishing since 1984, working through 1994 as an in-house production editor for various publishers. Since 1995, she has been a self-employed editor. She is board-certified in the life sciences and is a medical editor with a specialty in... Read More →

Friday March 27, 2015 9:00am - 10:30am EDT

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