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 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…

ISMPP West 2018 – What to Expect

The ISMPP West 2018 meeting is only three months away. Planning is in full swing. The number of registrations, exhibitors, and sponsors keeps growing. Join our journey on October 11-12, 2018, at the Marriott Gaslamp Quarter in San Diego, California. It’s ISMPP’s first-ever…

ISMPP Member Publications and Presentations

ISMPP is pleased to share information about the 51 posters presented at its 14th Annual Meeting, plus recent ISMPP member presentations at MedComms Networking events. The Society encourages members to publish and present research and information…

Message from Our Leadership

Chris Winchester
Chair, 2018-2019 ISMPP Board of Trustees

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…