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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

Editorial consultant, KOK Edit
Katharine O'Moore-Klopf, ELS, has been in publishing since 1984, spending the first 11 years as a production editor for various publishers. Since then, she has been a full-time freelance copy editor. She is a board-certified editor in the life sciences and a medical editor with a specialty in editing manuscripts written by non-native speakers of English. Her editing has helped researchers in more than 20 nations get published in more than 45... Read More →


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