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…

ISMPP Surpasses 1,600 Members – A New Milestone!

ISMPP has exceeded 1,600 members – a new milestone in record membership! With 1,602 members as of August 31, 2018, the Society experienced a 10.3% increase in its membership from one year prior when ISMPP had 1,452 members. The main drivers of this growth were…

Message from Our Leadership

Chris Winchester
Chair, 2018-2019 ISMPP Board of Trustees

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News and Trends


Medical Writers Worth Their Weight in Gold

The question of how much value professional medical writers add to the development of medical publications has arisen regularly over the past couple of decades, and recent studies have aimed to provide an answer. The AMWA, EMWA, and ISMPP Joint Position Statement on the Role of Professional Medical Writers went a step further to describe…