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

Recent ISMPP Member Publications and Presentations

ISMPP is pleased to share several 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…

Transparency Matters – Take the Transparency Pledge!

Transparency Matters is a call to action launched by Medical Publishing Insights & Practices (MPIP), designed to raise awareness, provide resources, and improve the quality and transparency in reporting the results of industry-sponsored research. Similar to ISMPP, Transparency Matters seeks to…

Message from Our Leadership

Yvonne Yarker
Chair, 2016-2017 ISMPP Board of Trustees

Read Yvonne's Message

News and Trends

RWE: A Brave New World for the Medical Publications Professional

Real-World Evidence (RWE), according to the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR), comprises “Data used for decision-making that are not collected in conventional randomized controlled trials (RCTs).” RWE is not new; collection of RWE has been mandated for the pharmaceutical industry for many years…

HEOR: Why It Is Changing the World of Medical Publications

Health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) has been the fastest-growing function in the pharmaceutical industry for a decade or more. Medical publication professionals are seeing publication plans increasingly populated by HEOR studies – particularly post-launch. While medical publication professionals are accustomed to working with…