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    The official newsletter of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals

ISMPP Highlights

ISMPP CMPP™ Program Celebrates a Decade of Dedication & Commitment

ISMPP CMPP™ Program Celebrates a Decade of Dedication & Commitment

ISMPP is honored to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the ISMPP Certified Medical Publication Professional™ (ISMPP CMPP™) program. Achievement of this notable milestone offers a perfect opportunity to reflect on the program’s beginnings, look ahead at the future of the evolving credential, and truly appreciate…

Message from Our Leadership

Robert J. Matheis
ISMPP President and CEO

News and Trends


No More RoboWars – AI and Medical Communications

No More RoboWars – AI and Medical Communications

Artificial intelligence (AI) is being researched and applied in many industries, and it is showing promise in the clinic. Given this trend, what might be the effect of AI on the medical communications landscape and its expert practitioners in the future?…

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 new 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: Delayed Review Calls Authorship into Question

You are a company medical publication professional. The lead author of a manuscript in development was key in acquiring data for the study and actively engaged in the initial discussions that shaped the outline for the paper. However, he/she was slow to send feedback…


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