Association of American Medical Colleges issues task force report on industry funding of medical education

By David Woods ( [email protected] ) The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) recently issued a 43-page report of its task force on industry funding of medical education. Sections of the report deal with site access by pharmaceutical company representatives. Specifically, the report states that “to protect patients, patient care areas, and work schedules, access…

ISMPP: Former Merck CEO outlines three ways pharma companies can regain lost prestige

By David Woods ([email protected]) While the Golden Age of the pharmaceutical industry is over, and its reputation similar to that of the tobacco and oil industries, there is hope at hand – according to former Merck CEO Roy Vagelos. In a keynote address to the third annual meeting of the International Society for Medical Publication…