The Science of Writing

For scientific and medical researchers that have not taken a writing class since Freshman Comp

This premier learning experience combines an interactive seminar with one-on-one coaching and critique.


To increase the academic and research productivity of junior faculty and postdoctoral fellows by improving their ability to write, edit, and organize their manuscripts, grants, and presentations


Part 1: To provide onsite small group seminar(s) on writing in the biomedical sciences
Part 2: To provide personalized critique and coaching based on writing samples of workshop participants immediately after the onsite seminar

Topics Covered*

  • Structure of Biomedical Articles
  • Language Usage
  • Word Choice
  • Sentence Structure
  • Paragraphing
  • Outlining
  • Editorial Issues

*selected based on writing samples

Time Commitment

Half-day to 2-day seminar plus 20-minute coaching sessions with each participant