Critical Reference List


 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.

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. CSE’s White Paper on Promoting Integrity in Scientific Journal Publications, 2020 Update. 2020.

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.   Publication

DeTora LM, Toroser D, Sykes A, et al. Good Publication Practice (GPP) Guidelines for Company-Sponsored Biomedical Research: 2022 Update. Ann Intern Med. doi:10.7326/M22-1460.   Supplement

Editor Resources. Understanding Research Metrics.

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

International Committee of Medical Journal Editors. Recommendations for the conduct, reporting, editing, and publication of scholarly work in medical journals (ICMJE Recommendations). ICMJE website.

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.

Schulz KF, Altman DG, Moher D; for the CONSORT Group. CONSORT 2010 statement: Updated guidelines for reporting parallel group randomised trials. BMJ. 2010;340:c332.

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for Industry Distributing Scientific and Medical Publications on Unapproved New Uses - Recommended Practices Revised Draft Guidance.


Websites website.

Open Payments. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services website.

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

WHO International Clinical Trials Registry Platform (ICTRP). WHO website.

ISMPP Resources

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

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

ISMPP U. Components of a Strategic & Tactical Publication Plan. October 2006.

ISMPP U. Developing Strategic Gap Analyses: Practical Considerations. July 2008.

ISMPP U. Strategic Publication Planning Through the Lifecycle. February 2009.

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


Recommended But Not Required

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