The Pew Charitable Trusts, in partnership with an expert task force of leaders from academic medicine and other partners, released a set of 15 best practices for medical schools and teaching hospitals to use in developing conflict-of-interest policies. These experts have set a high standard for schools and teaching hospitals, with recommendations that COI policies should include banning pharmaceutical representatives from any interaction with students to ensuring that affiliate hospitals and clinics are following the same policies. Read more.
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