ACRE Comments to NIH on proposed transparency regulations
ACRE Congressional Testimony
Minnesota Joint Hearing of the Commerce and Labor, and the Business, Industry and Jobs committees January 25th 2010. Testimony from ACRE Board Member, J. Michael Gonzalez-Campoy, MD, PhD, FACE, Medical Director and CEO Minnesota Center for Obesity, Metabolism and Endocrinology, PA (MNCOME), in opposition to three Minnesota bills that would impede physician-industry collaboration.
Senate Select Committee On Aging July 28th 2009 Testimony of Thomas Stossel, MD
“Continuing Medical Education — Limiting Industry’s Influence.” (Rafael Fonseca, M.D.) New England Journal of Medicine. (March 18, 2010).
“Doctors’ Presentations Help Patients” (Thomas Stossel, MD). Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Oct. 25, 2009).
“Has the regulation of physician-industry relationship gone too far?” (Michael Gonzalez-Campoy, MD). Internal Medicine News (Oct. 1, 2009).
The American Society of Hypertension hosted a session at their annual meeting featuring presentations from the ACRE on Saturday May 1st at 3:30pm – 5:00pm at the Hilton Hotels and Towers in New York City. The session featured presentations from Tom Stossel, MD Harvard, Lance Stell, PhD, Davidson College and Jeffrey Garber, MD Harvard.
The Minnesota Center for Obesity, Metabolism and Endocrinology Foundation (MNCOME) and ACRE hosted a forum on January 23, 2010, to explore the value of physician-industry collaboration for medical education, research, and patient care. Speakers included leaders from ACRE, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and Minnesota’s medical community. The forum also included presentations from patients, patient advocacy groups, legislators, and medical industry members. Media representatives are cordially invited.
Articles Referencing ACRE
Industry-supported CME offers potential for bias, study says, Amednews
“Proposed Conflict-of-Interest Rule Could Stifle Necessary Research.” Clinical Trials Advisor. September 8, 2010.
Is "Conflict of Interest" Actually Conflicting With the Interests of Patients? MedScape interview with Dr. Black and Dr. Weber. August 2, 2010.
“Sunshine on Conflicts.” Nature Biotechnology. 2010; 28, 641 – 643
“New Health Law Will Require Industry To Disclose Payments To Physicians.” Kaiser Health News. April 26, 2010.
“3 bills tackle drug costs, prescription practices.” Minneapolis Star Tribune. January 22, 2010.
“Research Trove: Patients’ Online Data.” New York Times. August 24, 2009. Founder of LAM who presented at ACRE.
“Unhealthy Opposition: The Value of Academic-Industry Relationships.” Boston Review. May/June 2010.
"Conflict of interest’ outdated phrase for physician-industry relationship?” Endocrine Today. May 1, 2010.
“Academic Physicians Confront a Hostile World: The Creation of ACRE.” The Journal of Clinical Hypertension. Volume 11, Issue 10, pages 533–536, October 2009.
“Bitter Pills.” Boston Magazine. October 23, 2010.
“Hands Off My Meds!” Debate with Tom Stossel on Interactions between Industry and Physicians. February 11 at 9:00 AM
“Probing doctors ties to industry.” Washington Post. August, 18, 2009.
“Headliner: Harvard Medical School's Tom Stossel.” Medical Marketing & Media. August 14, 2009.
“Industry gift bans slammed for overreaching.” American Medical News. August 10, 2009.
“Thomas P. Stossel Awarded John P. McGovern Award for preeminent contribution to various modes of medical communication. American Medical Writers Association. 2010.
“What can you buy with a stack of Post-Its?” The Journal of Healthcare Contracting. December, 2009.
“What to do with big bad industry?” Inside Higher Ed. July 30, 2009.
“Perks policy for doctors challenged.” Boston Globe. July 23, 2009.
“Conflict with my interests.” Inside Higher Ed. July 10, 2009.
“Physicians fight back against disclosure rules.” Nature News. 2009;460:556-57.
“Conflict of interest rules seen by some as too stringent.” Nature Medicine. 2009;709
A Productive Example of Industry and Academic Cooperation [Ronald A. Arky, MD]
BMJ: Has the hunt for conflicts of interest gone too far? Yes [Thomas P. Stossel, MD]
Regulating Academic–Industrial Research Relationships — Solving Problems or Stifling Progress? [Thomas P. Stossel, MD]
Response to AMA's Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs Draft Report on "Ethical Guidance for Physicians and the Profession With Respect to Industry Support for Professional Education in Medicine" [Thomas P. Stossel, MD]
The Physician-Industry Relationship: Lessons From the Minesota Experience [J. Michael Gonzalez-Campoy, MD, PhD, FACE]
The Relationship Between the Pharmaceutical Industry and the Medical Profession—Have We Lost Our Way? [Lewis Braverman, MD, FACE]
Quid Pro Quo and The Pharmascolds (Nature Reviews Gastroenterology) [Stephen Hanauer, MD Editor]
Bidirectional Conflicts of Interest Involving Industry and Medical Journals: Who Will Champion Integrity? Mayo Clinic Proceedings [William Lanier, MD, Editor]
Conflicts of Interest, Authorship, and Disclosures in Industry-Related Scientific Publications: The Tort Bar and Editorial Oversight of Medical Journals Mayo Clinic Proceedings [Laurence J. Hirsch, MD]