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National Association of Science Writers: A forum in which [science writers can] join forces to improve their craft and encourage conditions that promote good science writing.

American Medical Writers AssociationOffers a continuing education program; annual conference; networking opportunities; job services, including Jobs Online and a Freelance Directory; and the AMWA Journal, an indexed, peer-reviewed publication.

Society for Technical CommunicationSTC is the world's largest and oldest professional association dedicated to the advancement of the field of technical communication. 

Northwest Science Writers Association: a regional non-profit group for science communicators.

New England Science Writers: a regional professional organization of reporters, writers, freelancers, producers, bloggers, authors and communicators.