Report Card Ranks Medical Schools on Conflict-of-Interest Policies

Publication: The Chronicle of Higher Education


06/03/2008 - Most American medical schools are doing a poor job of preventing conflicts of interest posed by pharmaceutical companies that offer free gifts and drug samples to doctors and medical trainees, according to a ranking released today by the American Medical Student Association.

The group, which represents about 67,000 medical students, residents, and practicing physicians, teamed up with the Prescription Project (The Chronicle, February 13, 2007), an industry watchdog, to rank 150 medical schools.

Read the full article Report Card Ranks Medical Schools on Conflict-of-Interest Policies on The Chronicle of Higher Educations' Web site.

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