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Member Research at 2020 ISMPP Meetings and More!

Member Research at 2020 ISMPP Meetings and More!

This Member Publications and Presentations article shares information about abstracts accepted for presentation at the virtual 16th Annual Meeting of ISMPP, June 16-18, 2020; posters presented at the 2020 European Meeting of ISMPP, January 21-22; an editorial by ISMPP leadership on the evolving role of medical publication professionals; and the EASE Statement on Quality Standards…

Message from Our Leadership

Robert J. Matheis
ISMPP President and CEO

News and Trends


Virtual Meetings: Virtually All You Need to Know!

Virtual Meetings: Virtually All You Need to Know!

Do you need or want to make your meeting completely or partly virtual? Are you worried about maintaining interactivity and engagement? How should the program look and feel? Do you understand how technology can be leveraged to create impactful virtual meetings? This article describes types of technology, when to use them…

What Would You Do?

In our role as medical publication professionals, we may occasionally encounter situations in which it is not obvious how to ensure good publication practice. Have you ever wished you could consult the ISMPP membership for guidance when these situations arise? Here’s your opportunity!

What Would You Do? is a section of The MAP that presents case scenarios as an educational tool for medical publication professionals. The section provides a case scenario to ponder, and readers are invited to participate in a poll by selecting one of the listed solutions. Readers can also submit their thoughts on the scenario anonymously. The poll results, plus educational insights, are posted in a later issue for readers to digest.

POLL: Manuscript Review by Non-English-Speaking Authors Raises Concerns

You are providing medical writing support on a manuscript for which all non-industry authors are from a non-English-speaking country. The manuscript is written in English, but it is clear from the kick-off call that very few of the non-industry authors have a good understanding of English…


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