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The International Society for Medical Publication Professionals is an independent non-profit professional association with members from the pharmaceutical, medical device, and biotechnology industries; publication planning and medical communication companies; academia; and medical journal staff, including editors and publishers. Its goals are to support the educational needs of publication professionals and to develop best practices that ensure the rigorous maintenance of all ethical standards for reporting results of medical research.

News from International Society for Medical Publication Professionals:

ISMPP and MPIP Announce New Medical Publishing Website

BRIARCLIFF MANOR, N.Y., July 29, 2010 — On July 29, 2010 the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP) and the Medical Publishing Insights and Practices (MPIP) initiative launched a new web page highlighting various MPIP initiatives (http://www.mpip-initiative…

Applications for the September ISMPP Certified Medical Publication Professional Exam Now Being Accepted

BRIARCLIFF MANOR, N.Y., July 23, 2010 — Applications are now being accepted for the September 2010 Certified Medical Publication Professional (CMPP) examination. Qualified candidates can take the three-hour exam during the September 1-30, 2010 testing window at approved locations around t…

ISMPP Reiterates Progress in Medical Publications in Response to Senator Grassley's Report

BRIARCLIFF MANOR, N.Y., July 19, 2010 — On June 24, 2010, the office of United States Senator Charles Grassley released a report entitled "Ghostwriting in Medical Literature" highlighting his concern "about the lack of transparency that exists in medical ghostwriting."…

ISMPP Endorses Transparent Writing Collaboration in Scientific Publications and Medical Society Guideline Prohibiting Ghostwriting

BRIARCLIFF MANOR, N.Y., May 13, 2010 — The Council of Medical Specialty Societies (CMSS), representing over 30 member organizations, has recently adopted a Code for Interaction with Companies. While recognizing the role pharmaceutical and device companies play in developing and marketing p…

Delivering Value in Healthcare and Medical Research: Dr. Mark B. McClellan Opens 6th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals with Keynote Address

BRIARCLIFF MANOR, N.Y., April 19, 2010 — On April 19, 2010, the 6th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP) began in Arlington, VA, US, with a focus on delivering value and driving advocacy in medical publications. Mark B. McClellan, MD, PhD, Di…

Dr. Mark B. McClellan to Speak at the 6th Annual Meeting of ISMPP

BRIARCLIFF MANOR, N.Y., April 9, 2010 — The 6th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP) takes place April 19-21, 2010, in Arlington, Virginia, USA. This year's meeting, "Delivering Value and Driving Advocacy in Medical Publicati…

Announcing the 6th Annual Meeting of ISMPP: Delivering Value and Driving Advocacy in Medical Publications

BRIARCLIFF MANOR, N.Y., Feb. 11, 2010 — The International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP) is pleased to announce the opening of registration for its 6th annual meeting, "Delivering Value and Driving Advocacy in Medical Publications." The meeting will run fr…

Announcing ISMPP EU 2010 – the First European Meeting of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals, Royal College of Physicians, London, UK, January 20, 2010

BRIARCLIFF MANOR, N.Y., Dec. 15, 2009 — On January 20th, 2010, the inaugural European meeting of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP) will be held at the Royal College of Physicians in London, UK. More than 100 attendees are expected at this prestigious event…

The International Society for Medical Publication Professionals Announces Call for Abstracts for Its 6th Annual Meeting

BRIARCLIFF MANOR, N.Y., Dec. 15, 2009 — The International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP) today announced that the professional society is continuing to accept abstracts for its 6th Annual Meeting, which is being held in Arlington, VA, April 19-21, 2010. This marks the f…

ISMPP Announces Publication of Good Publication Practice for Communicating Company-Sponsored Medical Research: GPP2 Guidelines Published in the BMJ

BRIARCLIFF MANOR, N.Y., Nov. 30. 2009 — Good Publication Practice 2 (GPP2), a key guidance document for the publication of company-sponsored medical research, has been published online today by the British Medical Journal (BMJ). "The publication of GPP2 in BMJ is strong recognition of th…

ISMPP Supports Best Practices and Transparency in Medical Publications: Better Understanding of Terms Such as 'Ghostwriting' Needed

BRIARCLIFF MANOR, N.Y., Oct. 15, 2009 — The mission of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP) is to advance the medical publication profession through education and advocacy. The organization believes that to correct the growing misperceptions in the medic…