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Doctor Training Aided by Drug Industry Cash

Posted on Mar 6, 2010 in Uncategorized

  By DUFF WILSON Published: February 22, 2010 More than half of the nation’s medical residency programs to train doctors in internal medicine accepted financial support from the drug industry, even though three-fourths of the programs’ directors said accepting the aid was “not desirable,” a survey found. At issue are potential conflicts of interest as the residency programs accept drug company support to help train tens of thousands of new doctors at a point in their careers when they are beginning to prescribe drugs, according to the survey report. The article was published Monday in the...

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