National Grand Rounds: Understanding Emerging Trends in Industry-Academic Relationships

Understanding Emerging Trends in
Industry-Academic Relationships

A presentation on the benefits of academic-industry relationships, the potential for conflicts of interest, and how such relationships may affect research at universities and future medical practice problems.

Sponsored by the National Physicians Alliance, the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Community & Continuing Medical Education and Academic Affairs & Education.

Featured Speaker: Eric G. Campbell, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Director of Research at the Mongan Institute for Health Policy

This live webcast was recorded at the  University of Connecticut,
School of Medicine on May 31,2012

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Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to):
1. Gain knowledge about general body of research regarding industry relationships and COI
2. Understand benefits of industry-academic relations
3. Identify the potential for conflicts of interest and understand how such conflicts may or may not influence research outcomes or practice patterns
4. Gain knowledge of tools and other policy initiatives aimed at reducing conflicts of interest, which may affect research or practice patterns

If you have any questions please contact Ann Woloson, NPA Director of Eduction at


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.