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 West – A Perfect Niche for Smaller Biotech and Pharma

The first-ever ISMPP West meeting was filled with excitement and engagement for attendees from smaller biotech and pharmaceutical companies, as well as larger companies. The meeting program addressed a niche for those who work in publication teams – or are a team of one…

Message from Our Leadership

Chris Winchester
Chair, 2018-2019 ISMPP Board of Trustees

News and Trends


The Year in Review/The Year Ahead

“The Year in Review/The Year Ahead” is designed to spotlight notable topics in 2018 and assess potential impact for the coming year. The topics were suggested by The MAP Working Group, then matched with subject matter experts. Commentary and perspective clarify each topic, offer insight into the practical implications…

A Renewed Focus on Author Disclosures in Biomedical Journals

On September 8, 2018, the New York Times, in collaboration with ProPublica, a nonprofit investigative journalism group, reported that a leading oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York had failed to report financial relationships with multiple pharmaceutical companies…