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Post your freelance medical writing jobs on Upwork and hire talented medical writers to manage your medical transcription or document translation project, write medical journal or magazine articles, or to manage your health blog or website. These freelancers can assist you with medical research reports, academic essays, or journal articles, or they can upload and update your online health store products. They can also write medical news articles or research articles and reports on any topic—from public health and hospitals to pregnancy tips, fitness and exercise, or first aid instructions.

Medical writing refers to the task of creating scientific documents that accurately describe medical research results, medication use and procedures, or other medical information. On Upwork, the world’s largest online workplace, you will find experienced medical writers, doctors and nurses, medical students or medical assistants who can write detailed articles, public health reports or blog posts about technical medical topics.

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  1. Bryann Fontanilla

    Bryann Fontanilla

    Quality Assurance Specialist

    Philippines - Tests: 1

    Participates in design of call monitoring formats and quality standards. Performs call monitoring and provides trend data to site management team. Uses quality monitoring data management system to compile and track performance at team and individual level. Monitors email customer contacts. Participates in customer and client listening programs to identify customer needs and expectations. Provides actionable data to various internal support groups as needed. Coordinates and facilitates call calibration sessions for call center staff. Provides feedback to call center team leaders and managers. Prepares and analyzes internal and external quality reports for management staff review.

    $3.00 /hr
    372 hours
  2. Dorothy Smith

    Dorothy Smith

    Quality Analyst, Writer/Editor and Professional Transcriptionist

    United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

    I am an ambitious and dedicated individual, hungry for knowledge and expanding my skill set. I have consciously invested in developing myself into an adaptable, mature and well-spoken adult. I take pride in always doing my best whether it is academically or professionally. I received by B.S./B.A. in Biology and Psychology from Hofstra University and I am currently working as a Quality Analyst while preparing for graduate school admissions. I have extensive experience in academic writing and medical transcription. I worked an a medical transcriptionist in a fast-paced emergency room for just under two years before being promoted to a management position. I am capable of typing 80-90 WPM and I am a diligent editor. I am a driven, hard-working professional and I can promise that you will not be disappointed upon hiring me.

    $15.00 /hr
    0 hours
  3. Ahmed Radwan

    Ahmed Radwan


    Egypt - Tests: 4

    A med. student who started freelancing in Cairo, Egypt, back in 2008 and continued on by being creative, passionate and dedicated. My main principles are: a) never rushing projects, yet meeting all deadlines. b) staying in contact, and remaining transparent with clients during the project. c) ensuring complete confidentiality. d) providing high quality work e) not stopping until the given project is perfectly completed. Although working from Cairo, I have also worked with multiple American, Dutch, Emirati and Irish companies. I have vast knowledge and experience in: - Webdesign: HTML/CSS/PHP/MYSQL/SMF/phpBB/Joomla/GetSimple - Graphic Design: Cards/Brochures/Flyers/Book or E-Book Covers/Banners/Posters/etc/ - Office: Creation and formation of presentations/documents/spreadsheets/database - English/Arabic translation and transcribing - Medical and Technical writing - Medical and technical research Moreover, I guarantee you would look forward to further work with me, as I prove myself the best in quality, service and client satisfaction. I work 7 days a week and you can expect a response to any communication within a few hours, if not instantly. Most of my customers feedback mainly focus on great & fast communication!

    $5.00 /hr
    13 hours
  4. Rebecca Fein

    Rebecca Fein

    Health Informatics Consultant

    United States - Tests: 2

    I apply a solutions based approach to solving complex puzzles, and achieving successful systems improvement. I have a natural talent for "out of the box" creative strategies that solve complex puzzles. I love looking at systems and finding ways to improve them, and I also love using my conflict management skills, analytical abilities, critical thinking capabilities, and interpersonal skills to cultivate cross-cultural relationships. Today, this combination is more important than ever. The world is becoming smaller and smaller and people need to be able to reach across cultural divides to solve complex issues that affect the world we live in. Nowhere is this more true than in the healthcare arena. I am currently using my extensive experience as "problem solver extraordinaire" with the Laboratory Informatics Institute where I evaluate and develop training programs for apps in the SciCloud. I work hard to define requirements, plan implementations, and provide superior on going support/training so that you don't have to. I specialize in EHR, LIMS, LIS, HIS, and HL7 apps to name a few. I also specialize in things like regulatory compliance and auditing. I am a one stop solution shop for all your HIT problems. I have spent many years learning, practicing, and finally honing this unique skills set and now I am ready to solve your puzzle. You have a puzzle and I have a solution!

    $44.44 /hr
    1,264 hours
  5. Aaron Fennell

    Aaron Fennell

    Writer, Editor, and Content Designer

    United States - Tests: 2

    I'm a journalist, satirist, and writer with a flare for working with online mediums. I'm passionate about creating useful, interesting content and disseminating it to its intended audience. I have experience as a senior editor at an online daily deals company; as a copy editor for students seeking help with graduate school admissions essays; as a designer and financial analyst at a board game company; as a publications coordinator for a medical research journal; as a reporter for a military newspaper; and as a social media account manager. I'm an effective, efficient problem solver who thrives on creating unique, informative content that users will both understand and enjoy.

    $16.67 /hr
    0 hours
  6. Khalis Hamdani

    Khalis Hamdani

    Medical Writer/ PubMed Expert/ Web Developer/ Data Entry/ Web Research

    Indonesia - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 3

    I am a medical student from Indonesia. I study at Faculty of Medicine, University of Sumatera Utara. Currently, on Clinical Clerkship Program (Final year of Medical School) at Adam Malik General Hospital, Medan. I am able to speak and write in English, and accustomed to reading journals, doing literature searching or internet research. Literature searching, such as medical journals or textbooks are not only necessary for a specific time, like when doing a research, but it is the necessity for almost all the time as long as we are in medical field. I am looking forward to having opportunities to help my fellow friends, seniors, and teachers, especially whom in medical professions. I use PubMed (, ProQuest, EBSCO, GALE, SAGE and many more for the academic literature sources. I had done my research in medical field as a mandatory requirement to complete my study, in addition to medical school program, to get my first degree for continuing through my final year, the clinical clerkship. My main competency lies in literature searching, literature review, medical statistics. Despite the fact that I am a medical student, I have experience in website development using WordPress, WooCommerce, PHP, MySQL for personal website or small business.

    $4.44 /hr
    0 hours
  7. Frank Sloan

    Frank Sloan

    Expert Web / Wordpress Developer

    United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 4

    I've been building, hosting, and maintaining websites for over ten years. I'm a community oriented, involved, constant learner. I spend upwards of 20 hours a week learning new platforms and technologies to stay on the cutting edge. I live and breathe functional, efficient technology. Whatever your needs, from a site built from the ground up to a bug fixed, I'm your guy. I'm a native English speaker, have lived in Illinois and South Carolina all of my life, am extremely easy to work with, and consider flexibility to be one of my greatest strengths. I'm an excellent writer and and enjoy providing a polished finish.

    $16.00 /hr
    0 hours
  8. Ahmad Yahya

    Ahmad Yahya

    Pharmacist, Medical-Writer, Medical-Researcher

    Pakistan - Tests: 4

    Medical knowledge coupled with writing skills make me a strong candidate for medical writing jobs. In addition to these skills, i am an experienced researcher, having successfully written two research articles that are yet to be published. I also have plenty of experience with Microsoft word and excel and a little with SPSS.

    $5.00 /hr
    0 hours