ISMPP's Certification Program

ISMPP Certified Medical Publication Professional

The ISMPP certification program offers medical publication professionals an opportunity to earn the Certified Medical Publication Professional™ (CMPP™) credential.

The ISMPP CMPP™ credential certifies the following:

  • Expertise as a medical publication professional

  • Proficiency in good publication practices

  • Commitment to ethical and transparent data dissemination standards

  • Leadership in upholding and fostering integrity and excellence in medical publication

Once earned, the ISMPP CMPP™ credential is valid for 3 (for those who certified or recertified in 2019 through 2022) or 5 years after  2022. Upon expiration, certificants must recertify via earning CE credits or retake the CMPP Examination.


More Information

For more information on the ISMPP certification program please click here.

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Next Examination:

March 1-31, 2023

Application Deadline:

February 1, 2023

The CMPP™ application process is handled directly by ISMPP. Examination administration is managed by an external certification partner.

Click here to view the Certification Fact Sheet.

NOTE: The Candidate Handbook is currently being updated to include new information about the new exam blueprint, certification cycle, and exam fees.  It should be available by December 31, 2022.  In the meantime, please view the video for the most current information on these topics.

Click here to view the October 26, 2022 CMPP ISMPP University Webinar.

Click here to download the Candidate Handbook, which contains details about the examination and application process.

Click here to submit the CMPP™ Examination Application electronically.