COI in Academic Medical Centers

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 April 18, 2012.
Click to listen or download (58:14) – Link to Call Notes

Dealing with Conflicts of Interest
in Academic Medical Centers

Featured Speakers:

  • Guy Chisolm, PhD, Cleveland Clinic, Vice Chair, Lerner Research Institute Director, Innovation Management and Conflict of Interest Program Cleveland Clinic was the first AMC in the country to disclose publicly their faculty’s industry ties
  • Stephen Smith, MD, MPH, Brown University, Professor Emeritus of Family MedicineFounding member of the National Physicians Alliance, currently serving as the physician consultant to Community Catalyst, which is working with medical schools and AMCs to develop strong COI policy through the Partnership to Advance Conflict-free Medical Education

Call Recording – click to listen or download (58:14)

Link to Call Notes


This event is offered as part of the Partnership to Advance Conflict-free Medical Education(PACME). This partnership and related materials were made possible by a grant from the state Attorney General Consumer and Prescriber Education Grant Program which is funded by the multi-state settlement of consumer fraud claims regarding the
marketing of the prescription drug Neurontin.

The Partnership to Advance Conflict‐free Medical Education (PACME) is a joint project of the National Physicians Alliance,  the American Medical Student AssociationCommunity Catalyst, and the Pew Charitable Trusts designed to create both external and internal pressure for medical schools and academic medical centers to adopt strong new conflict-of-interest policies.

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