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    The official newsletter of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals

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“In The Know” – Key Updates in Medical Publications

“In The Know” – Key Updates in Medical Publications

This “In The Know” article highlights various updates in medical publications, to keep professionals apprised of recent developments: a Letter to the Editor about professional medical writers in JAMA Oncology, updated guidance on reporting of race and ethnicity in the AMA Manual of Style, new dates for the 9th Peer Review Congress, and new features in PubMed…

Message from Our Leadership

Robert J. Matheis
ISMPP President and CEO

News and Trends


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 RESULTS: Adding an Author at Final Draft Stage?

You are pleased to see that an author of an abstract at final draft has sent her final comments because the submission deadline is just days away. However, the author has also included a request to add one of her colleagues as an author to the abstract…

Find out the Poll Results!


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