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    The official newsletter of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals

ISMPP Highlights

Moving into Beta: Progress Towards an Authorship Framework

Moving into Beta: Progress Towards an Authorship Framework

Are you interested in an Authorship Framework to document and rank author contributions for publications? Hear an update at the Authorship Algorithm session on April 14, 2021, at the 17th Annual Meeting of ISMPP. The ISMPP Author Algorithm Task Force has made significant progress with its efforts over the past year…

Exploring Our Challenges and Opportunities at the 2021 European Meeting

Exploring Our Challenges and Opportunities at the 2021 European Meeting

In the face of challenges and opportunities arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, and the evolution occurring in our profession, the first-ever virtual format of the 2021 European Meeting of ISMPP, January 26-27, tackled the theme, Collaboration, connectivity and change: A holistic view of the scientific communications environment in 2021. We were thrilled to host more than 300 attendees!…

Message from Our Leadership


Robert J. Matheis
ISMPP President and CEO

News and Trends

 

What I Would Like You to Know: A Medical Affairs Perspective

What I Would Like You to Know: A Medical Affairs Perspective

What are the key things you want your medical publication colleagues to know from your experience as a medical affairs professional? It is key to think strategically when working in the medical affairs profession. Developing a publication is not just creating a data dump from the clinical study report; it is telling a story out of that data…

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: Defining a Roadmap for Our Profession

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: Defining a Roadmap for Our Profession

A Call to Action to Medical Publication and Communication Professionals. With the weight of the COVID-19 pandemic upon us, the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) have never been more visible nor played a more dynamic role in healthcare. As medical publication professionals, we have a crucial role in communicating scientific research accurately and truthfully…

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.

 

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