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Opportunities in Medical Publishing

November 17, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Medical Publishing Is First Stop on CWIP’s Wide World of Publishing Tour

CWIP’s November 17 stop on its 2021-22 Wide World of Publishing tour will provide an overview of the
vast range of opportunities in medical publishing. Dan Doody, President and Chief Executive Officer of
Doody Enterprises, Inc, will be the keynote speaker. He will touch on journals, books, digital products,
and related offerings from the medical publishing world with mention of the various places medical
publishing takes place.

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Since 1993, Doody Enterprises has provided comprehensive, timely, and expert information about newly
published books in the health sciences to more than 5,700 librarians worldwide who rely on Doody’s
Review Service® or Doody’s Core Titles® to help guide their collection development. Doody Enterprises
has forged successful relationships with more than 250 health sciences book publishers and established
a network of more than 9,400 academic health sciences professionals as expert reviewers. Prior to
starting Doody Enterprises, Dan worked for 15 years in various general management, editorial
development, and sales and marketing capacities for medical publishing companies, including 13 years
at Mosby-Year Book (now wholly owned by Elsevier.)

Joining Dan as expert panelists to answer questions from attendees about the day-to-day life in various
roles in medical publishing will be Rebecca Luttrell, Mary Steermann, and Nicki Augustyn.

Rebecca Luttrell, ELS, has worked in medical publishing since 1994. She has been a manuscript editor for several medical journals, including the Journal of Infectious Diseases, American Journal of Roentgenology, and JAMA Network Open. Her freelance clients have included the Institute of Physics, the American College of Healthcare Executives, and Dartmouth Journal Services (now KnowledgeWorks Global).  In addition, she has taught an introduction to medical editing course at the University of Chicago's Graham School. She is a member of the Council of Science Editors and is a board-certified Editor in the Life Sciences.

Mary Steermann has directed publishing operations for the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and the American Academy of Pediatrics. She has managed yearly publication budgets in excess of $25 million, transitioned editorial and production teams to an XML-first workflow, implemented software to support this effort, and promoted a digital-first strategy that allowed content to be published online ahead of the print product. Mary is currently managing the publication process of ISACA’s learning and professional publication assets. She has been an invited speaker and panelist at the Society of Scholarly Publishers, the Council of Biology Editors, and has held board positions with several publishing associations in the Chicago area.

Nicki Augustyn, Publisher and Senior Vice President, Communications at the American College of Chest Physicians, has held increasingly more senior positions at CHEST since joining the publications team in  2009. She has managed education, program development, marketing, guidelines, and publications as well as serving as a member of the senior management team. She began her career in medical publishing at the Society of Critical Care Medicine. Nicki is a Certified Association Executive.

To register for the meeting and receive the Zoom link, click here. The meeting fee is included in annual
dues for current members; $15 for non-members ($10 for student and senior non-members). Click here
to join or renew CWIP membership.


November 17, 2021
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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