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

Record-Setting Attendance at 2017 European Meeting of ISMPP

With 254 attendees participating in the European Meeting of ISMPP, January 17-18, 2017, in London, UK, the Society achieved a record-setting attendance for this increasingly popular conference. Building on its theme, The Evolving Role of Publication Professionals in a Multi-Stakeholder Environment, the meeting focused on…

Global Transparency Committee

With the evolving requirements and expectations for the pharmaceutical industry to increase its transparency related to clinical trial data, medical publication practices and financial disclosure, the need exists for ISMPP members to stay apprised of recent developments and current best practices for adoption by their companies. The ISMPP Global Transparency Committee…

ISMPP Shares Member Publications and Presentations

ISMPP is pleased to share these recent publications and presentations by members of the Society. The publication and presentation of research and information that report on publishing practices is necessary to advance the medical publications profession, and improve standards and best practices…

Message from Our Leadership

Al Weigel
ISMPP President and CEO

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News and Trends

Think and Act Globally When It Comes to Publication Planning

Patients have common and unique needs throughout the world. Global publication planning and execution is critical to ensure relevant data are available to health care providers (HCPs). Publication planning professionals need to be in lockstep with international colleagues to make sure publication plans are prepared and executed in an inclusive manner…

Let’s Take It From the Top: A View into Video Abstracts 

Interest in video abstracts accompanying published manuscripts has been growing among authors and pharmaceutical company sponsors of clinical trials over the past few years. Video abstracts offer potential benefits by allowing the authors to introduce study information in a visual format, and possibly include additional study information in a video…