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Oct 11, 2017

Amy Faith Ho, MD: Writing for the Media

Today I speak with Amy Faith Ho, MD, an amazing writer, speaker and freshly minted emergency medicine physician.  Amy shares with us tips and techniques to get your article published. Amy is a nationally published in sources such as KevinMD, Doximity, FeminEM, and the Chicago Tribune amongst others. Listen to today's episode recorded live at the FeminEM Ideas Exchange 2017 Conference for all the insider details!

Quick writing tips from Amy Ho, MD:

  • Human interest side of being a physician
  • Consider writing for other repositories more than blogging to get more
  • Read a lot to learn who to submit to
  • Don't be afraid to cold submit
  • Put yourself out there
  • Know what your exclusivity rights are when you submit a piece
  • Twitter is a type of publishing
  • You have a voice: it is important to get that voice out
  • If you feel passionate about something, write about it


Links Mentioned in the Episode:

Ideas for where to submit your writing:

  • Forbes
  • Washington Post
  • Wall Street Journal
  • Local news opinion section
  • Atlantic
  • slate
  • Salon
  • Doximity
  • KevinMD
  • Self Publish on Linked In

Special thanks to this week’s sponsor Lawrence Keller from Physician Financial Services

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