What’s New in the 2014 AMSA PharmFree Scorecard?

The AMSA PharmFree Scorecard — a tool to assess the content of policies at medical schools throughout the country — has gone through multiple iterations since it was first launched in 2007. The new AMSA PharmFree Scorecard set for release in 2014 will include multiple revisions to strengthen its reach and accuracy. These updates — described below … Read more

Avoiding Conflict-of-Interest Leadership Development >> Join Next Call Nov 1, 2012 at 9pm EST

Please join us for the next National Physicians Alliance Avoiding Conflict-of-Interest Leadership Development Call The Latest Drug Settlement: New Opportunities to Correct Misinformation Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 9:00pm (EST) Featured Speakers: Adriane Fugh-Berman, MD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Physiology, Department of Family Medicine at Georgetown University Medical Center … Read more

National Grand Rounds Oct 2012

Managing Industry Conflict of Interest in the Clinical and Academic Setting This event was held in conjunction with the American Medical Student Association Empowering Future Physicians Conference on October 12, 2012 at Nova Southeastern University and College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. View Webcast Archive Agenda Welcome and Introduction Anthony Silvagni, DO, PharmD, MSc, FACOFP, FAFPE, … Read more

The Unbranded Doctor

There is a growing need for physicians to limit their marketing relationships with pharmaceutical companies. According to the New England Journal of Medicine, 94% of physicians accept gifts, payments, reimbursements or other financial incentives from the pharmaceutical industry. Numerous studies have demonstrated that such gifts and payments directly influence medical decision-making. It has become difficult for … Read more

Avoiding Conflict-of-Interest in Medicine Leadership Development Call Series Archive

Link to NPA National Grand Rounds Online Webcast Archive January 15, 2014 Holding the Industry Accountable: Covering Pharmaceutical Industry Marketing Practices Featured Speaker: Ed Silverman, Pharmalot, Past Editor Call Recording (forthcoming) Link to Call Notes (forthcoming) November 6, 2013 Covering & Exposing Pharmaceutical Industry Relationships with ProPublica “Dollars for Docs” reporters: Charles Ornstein, Senior Reporter, ProPublica Tracy … Read more

Advancing Integrity in Medical Education: Practical Tools to Help Recognize & Reduce Conflicts of Interest in Medicine

This lecture series highlights advocacy and policy experts who provide technical assistance and leadership development for physicians, residents, and medical students interested in conflict-of-interest reform efforts. The lecture will be recorded on Tuesday, December 2, 2014. Call Notes (forthcoming) Call Recording Advancing Integrity in Medical Education: Practical Tools to Help Recognize & Reduce Conflicts of … Read more

How I Sold Low–T

This lecture series highlights advocacy and policy experts who provide technical assistance and leadership development for physicians, residents, and medical students interested in conflict-of-interest reform efforts. This lecture was recorded on August 28, 2013. Click to listen or download (1:00:31)  – Link to Call Notes How I Sold Low–T: Guarding against Industry Influence Featured Speaker: Stephen Braun, Medical … Read more

Rallying to Limit Rx Industry

This lecture series highlights advocacy and policy experts who provide technical assistance and leadership development for physicians, residents, and medical students interested in conflict-of-interest reform efforts. This lecture was recorded on December 19, 2012. Click to listen or download – Link to Call Notes Massachusetts Gift Ban Rules: Rallying to Limit Industry Wining and Dining  Speakers describe … Read more

Let the Sun Shine In

This lecture series highlights advocacy and policy experts who provide technical assistance and leadership development for physicians, residents, and medical students interested in conflict-of-interest reform efforts. This lecture was recorded on February 27, 2013. Click to listen or download (54:41) – Link to Call Notes Let the Sun Shine In: Disclosing Industry Payments to Physicians Under the “Physician … Read more