Welcome To The MAP Newsletter

    The official newsletter of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals

ISMPP Highlights

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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 I Would Like You to Know: A Regulatory Expert’s Perspective

What I Would Like You to Know: A Regulatory Expert’s Perspective

What are one or two things you want your medical publication colleagues to know from your experience as a regulatory professional working on scientific publications? Increasingly, authors of medical publications aim to provide regulatory context for, or demonstrate the regulatory significance of, their findings with respect to…

How Article-Level Metrics Can Improve Your Publication Planning

How Article-Level Metrics Can Improve Your Publication Planning

Effective publication planning requires a good understanding of the uptake and impact of individual publications. In the past, our ability to measure this has been limited because publication planners have only had access to journal impact factors and citation counts. With the advent of web-native and article-level metrics…

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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