Welcome To The MAP Newsletter

    The official newsletter of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals

ISMPP Highlights

An Exceptional 17th Annual Meeting Sets Attendance Record!

An Exceptional 17th Annual Meeting Sets Attendance Record!

In what has been a unique year with facing the COVID-19 pandemic, changing practices for medical publications and communications, and adjusting to work from home and virtual congresses, ISMPP was especially thrilled to have over 650 attendees participate in our virtual 17th Annual Meeting, setting a NEW ATTENDANCE RECORD!…

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…

Message from Our Leadership


Robert J. Matheis
ISMPP President and CEO

News and Trends

 

The Year in Review / The Year Ahead

The Year in Review / The Year Ahead

“The Year in Review / The Year Ahead” highlights significant topics in the year 2020 that were selected by The MAP Working Group. Watch three members of The MAP Working Group introduce each topic in videos. Information is also provided about ISMPP resources covering the individual topics…

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…

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: 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…

This poll is closed. Poll results will be released in October 2021.

 

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