ORT and McCann Health/Caudex webinar: Launching into a Medical Communications Career!

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A posting for the ORT's event "Launching into a Medical Communications Career" in collaboration with McCann Health Medical Communications and Caudex on November 9, 2021 from 3:30-4:30 pm over Zoom. The poster includes images of the event guest speakers, Dr. Trang Hong Au, Associate Medical Writer at McCann Health/Caudex, and Dr. Stephanie Heyraud, Associate Medical Director, Caudex.


November 9 | 3:30 pm


The Office of Research Trainees is excited to partner with McCann Health Medical Communications and Caudex for a webinar on “Launching into a Medical Communications Career“!

Join us to learn about careers in medical communications from:

  • Dr. Stephanie Heyraud, Associate Medical Director, Caudex
  • Dr. Trang Hong Au, Associate Medical Writer, McCann Health Medical Communications/Caudex.

You’ll also learn about McCann Health’s exceptional Future Experts & Leaders (FUEL) program, that provides training for people starting a career in medical communications (including new grads and postdocs!) in writing, editing or client services. FUEL will accelerate and shape your development through mentorship, challenge, and fun as you set out in your new career. Read more about the FUEL program here.

All are welcome! Zoom links will be sent to registrants prior to the event. All participants are expected to adhere to the ORT’s Code of Conduct which can be found here.

Register for the workshop here.


Dr. Trang Hong Au (she/her): Dr. Trang Hong Au completed a Doctorate in Pharmacy and a Masters Degree in Public Health, in the area of epidemiology. Before starting in medical communications, she worked in academia and as a clinical pharmacist specializing in hematology/oncology. She has always been interested in medical communication and how this transpires among health care providers and patients. Dr. Au thinks it is important to communicate well, especially with the abundance of data and information that is now available. 

Dr. Stephanie Heyraud (she/her): After completing a PhD in cell biology, Dr. Stephanie Heyraud joined a lab in the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute at Mount Sinai in Toronto for a 4-year post-doc. Since Ishe left the bench almost 10 years ago, she has been working in medical communications in various roles including patient and medical education, scientific event organization, and training development. Along the way, she furthered my education with a certificate in adult learning and specialized in learning strategy.