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    The official newsletter of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals

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Robert J. Matheis
ISMPP President and CEO

News and Trends


COVID-19, Is it Business as (Un)usual for Publications Planning?

COVID-19, Is it Business as (Un)usual for Publications Planning?

Public health measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus quickly impacted many medical publication activities, including data collection, data release at congresses, and author participation in publications. This article presents the findings of a survey on the immediate and anticipated impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on medical publication activities…

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.


ISMPP (pronounced IzMap) is the only nonprofit organization founded by medical publication professionals for medical publication professionals