Welcome To The MAP Newsletter

  The official newsletter of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals


ISMPP (pronounced IzMap) is the only nonprofit organization founded by medical publication professionals for medical publication professionals



ISMPP Highlights

ISMPP Introduces New Student Membership

ISMPP has introduced a new Student Membership category, expanding its membership offerings to welcome future medical publication professionals. The Society has been exploring Student Membership for the past year, and ultimately decided to proceed with this new membership category to…

ISMPP Member Publications and Presentations

ISMPP is pleased to share these recent publications and presentations by Society members. We encourage our members to publish and present research and information related to publishing practices to advance the medical publications profession, and improve standards and best practices…

13th Annual Meeting of ISMPP – A Great Success!

The 13th Annual Meeting of ISMPP was a great success, with its programming focused on the meeting theme, Global Publication Practices: Advancing Ethics and Scientific Integrity in an Era of Data Sharing. Over 560 attendees participated in the meeting, held May 1-3, 2017, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, in National Harbor, Maryland, USA…

Message from Our Leadership

Yvonne Yarker
Chair, 2016-2017 ISMPP Board of Trustees

Read Yvonne's Message

News and Trends

A New Age of Transparency: Do We Fully Understand the Implications?

Over the last few years, requirements for clinical trial transparency and data reporting have become more extensive to help patients and health care practitioners (HCPs) better understand the drugs they are taking or prescribing in clinical trials, with a focus on increasing trust and confidence in regulatory decisions on medicines. Publication professionals within sponsor companies must…

ICMJE Releases Highly Anticipated Data Sharing Requirements

The International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), which is comprised of various member journals including the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) and The Lancet, just published its highly anticipated data sharing requirements on June 6, 2017. These new requirements are subsequent to the ICMJE’s initial clinical trial data sharing proposal published in January 2016…