Critical Reference List


 Altmetric. Attention Sources Update Frequency and Collection Methods. 2021.

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

Auti P, Rishabh P, Shah V. Project management in medical publication writing: A less explored avenue in pharmaceutical companies and clinical research organizations. EMWA. 2016;25:36-44.

Barbaro A, Donatella G, Rebuffi C. Altmetrics as new indicators of scientific impact. J Eur Assoc Health Information and Libraries. 2014;10(1):3-6.

Cactus Life Sciences. Strategic Publication Planning: Infographic for Medical Affairs

Chipperfield L, Citrome L, Clark J, et al. Authors’ submission toolkit: A practical guide to getting your research published. Curr Med Res Opin. 2010;26(8):1967-1982.

Council of Science Editors. Recommendations on Promoting Integrity in Scientific Journal Publications. 2023. Open Access.

Dabbous and Becker. Now More Than Ever, HEOR Plays a Central Role in Forging the Modern Healthcare Agenda. Medical Affairs Professional Society. 2018.

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DeTora LM, Toroser D, Sykes A, et al. Good publication practice (GPP) guidelines for company-sponsored biomedical research: 2022 update. Ann Intern Med. 2022. doi:10.7326/M22-1460.   Supplement

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Food and Drug Administration. Guidance for Industry Distributing Scientific and Medical Publications on Unapproved New Uses - Recommended Practices Revised Draft Guidance. 2014.

Foster C, Wager E, Marchington J, et al. Good practice for conference abstracts and presentations: GPCAP. Research Integrity and Peer Review. 2019;4:11.

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Jhaveri and Frimptor. Integrating Health Outcomes and Medical Publications. 7th Annual ISMPP Meeting. 2011.

Mansi B, Clark J, David FS, et al. Ten recommendations for closing the credibility gap in reporting industry-sponsored research: A joint journal and pharmaceutical industry perspective. Mayo Clin Proc. 2012;87(5):424-429.

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America. Principles on Conduct of Clinical Trials and Communication of Clinical Trial Results. PhRMA website.

Rees, T, Konkiel S, Shepherd A. How Article Level Metrics Can Improve Your Publication Planning. The MAP Newsletter. March 2020.

Schulz KF, Altman DG, Moher D; for the CONSORT Group. The CONSORT Statement. Saudi J Anaesth. 2019;13(Suppl 1):S27-S30.

Sheard D and Steeves S. Evidence-based Publication Planning: Mapping the Literature. The MAP Newsletter. 2018.

Thompson M, Gonzalez J, Halford C, et al. Developing a Strategic Publication Plan: A Visual Survival Kit. The MAP Newsletter. 2022.

Thompson M, Gonzalez J, Halford C, et al. Tactical Delivery of Medical Publications: A Visual Journey. The MAP Newsletter. 2022.


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Open Payments. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services website.

Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research: Key Reporting Guidelines. Equator Network website.

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ISMPP Resources

ISMPP Standards Handbook: Best Practices in Medical Publication Planning. 2013. International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP) website.

ISMPP Publications Primer. 2016. International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP) website

ISMPP U. Measuring Success in Publications Programs: Effective Use of Metrics. June 2010.

ISMPP U. External Digital Engagement: Omnichannel Journey for the Publication Professional. November 2022

ISMPP. Clinical Data and Financial Transparency. November 2023.


Recommended But Not Required

Wager E. Getting Research Published. An A to Z of Publication Strategy. Third Edition. 2016.