Position Statements and Guidances

ISMPP Official Guidance on Authorship of Peer-review Publications in Which Coronavirus Disease Has Impacted Author Responsiveness - March 2020

Author responsiveness concerns in the wake of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) global pandemic has resulted in apprehension and numerous inquiries from ISMPP members. To address these unprecedented circumstances, ISMPP convened a consensus panel of experts to develop an Official Guidance related to byline authorship of peer-review publications and congress presentations, to be referenced in situations when author responsiveness has been affected specifically due to COVID-19.

Access the ISMPP Official Guidance


AMWA–EMWA–ISMPP Joint Position Statement on Predatory Publishing - July 2019

Predatory journals pose a serious threat both to researchers publishing the results of their work and to the peer-reviewed medical literature itself. AMWA, EMWA and ISMPP are committed to educating our members about predatory publishing and the responsibilities of medical writers and publication professionals in addressing this significant issue.

Read the full joint position statement (originally published in Current Medical Research and Opinion).


Read the press release.

Translations

Chinese* AMWA-EMWA-ISMPP Joint Position Statement - Chinese Simplified Translation
Japanese* AMWA-EMWA-ISMPP Joint Position Statement - Japanese Translation

German
Italian
Dutch
Portuguese
Romanian

www.emwa.org/about-us/position-statements/joint-position-statement-on-predatory-publishing/

 

* ISMPP expresses its sincere appreciation to Cactus Communications, Ronnie Lin, and Greta Ge for their work on the Chinese translation of the Joint Position Statement, and to ThinkSCIENCE and Yumiko Imani for their efforts with the Japanese translation.


AMWA-EMWA-ISMPP Joint Position Statement on the Role of Professional Medical Writers - January 2017

AMWA, EMWA, and ISMPP released a Joint Position Statement on the Role of Professional Medical Writers on January 17, 2017, which is the first unified position on the role of professional medical writers from three leading professional organizations. The Joint Position Statement describes best practices for professional medical writers, and provides a template for appropriately disclosing medical writing support.

Note: This Joint Position Statement supersedes previous position statements and guidelines from participating organizations. Individual members are encouraged to update their own publication policies accordingly.

Translations

Chinese* AMWA-EMWA-ISMPP Joint Position Statement - Chinese Simplified Translation
Japanese* AMWA-EMWA-ISMPP Joint Position Statement - Japanese Translation
German https://www.emwa.org/joint-position-statement/de
 Italian https://www.emwa.org/about-us/position-statements/joint-position-statement-for-professional-medical-writers/italiano/
French   https://www.emwa.org/about-us/position-statements/joint-position-statement-for-professional-medical-writers/Franais/
Spanish  https://www.emwa.org/about-us/position-statements/joint-position-statement-for-professional-medical-writers/espa%C3%B1ol/
Romanian  https://www.emwa.org/joint-position-statement/ro
Hungarian  https://www.emwa.org/joint-position-statement/hun
Ukrainian  https://www.emwa.org/about-us/position-statements/joint-position-statement-for-professional-medical-writers/ukrainian/
Russian  https://www.emwa.org/about-us/position-statements/joint-position-statement-for-professional-medical-writers/russian/
 Farsi https://www.emwa.org/about-us/position-statements/joint-position-statement-for-professional-medical-writers/farsi/
Portuguese  https://www.emwa.org/about-us/position-statements/joint-position-statement-for-professional-medical-writers/português/
 Greek https://www.emwa.org/about-us/position-statements/joint-position-statement-for-professional-medical-writers/greek/

 

* ISMPP expresses its appreciation to Cactus Communications, Ronnie Lin, and Eric Yu for their work on the Chinese translation of the Joint Position Statement, and to ThinkSCIENCE and Yumiko Imani for their efforts with the Japanese translation.


Presentations and Articles on the AMWA-EMWA-ISMPP Joint Position Statement

AMWA-EMWA-ISMPP Joint Position Statement - Presentation by Yvonne Yarker at ISMPP 2017 European Meeting

The MAP
, Official Newsletter of ISMPP
http://ismpp-newsletter.com/2017/01/23/new-medical-writer-joint-position-statement-released-by-amwa-emwa-and-ismpp/
http://ismpp-newsletter.com/2018/01/12/medical-writer-joint-position-statement-available-in-multiple-languages/
https://ismpp-newsletter.com/2018/11/28/medical-writer-joint-position-statement-recognized-worldwide/


AMWA Journal 
 
http://c.ymcdn.com/sites/www.amwa.org/resource/resmgr/journal/Spotlight/2017v32n1_JPS.pdf

EMWA Medical Writing  
http://journal.emwa.org/writing-better/

MedComms Networking’s Brunch Club Event, April 5, 2017
 
http://www.networkpharma.tv/