Aaron Kesselheim

Institutional Corruption and Public Health - Ending Institutional Corruption

"Conflicts of Interest in Medicine as a Health Policy Problem"
Genevieve Pham-Kanter, Assistant Professor of Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health, Drexel University

"Trends in the Use of Expedited Drug Review and Approval Designations at the FDA"
Aaron Kesselheim, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women's Hospital (not recorded)

"The Perils of Public-Private Partnerships in Public Health"
Jonathan H. Marks, Associate Professor of Bioethics,...

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Physicians and the Pharmaceutical Industry: Where does this Story Begin?

by Kirsten Austad and Aaron Kesselheim

This blog post discusses the article "Changing Interactions Between Physician Trainees and the Pharmaceutical Industry” published in the February 27, 2013 electronic edition of the Journal of General Internal Medicine. The study was conducted by former Fellow in the Lab on Institutional Corruption Kirsten Austad, Lab affiliates Aaron Kesselheim M.D. J.D. and Eric Campbell Ph.D., and Jerry Avorn M.D. and other members of the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics in the Department of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School.... Read more about Physicians and the Pharmaceutical Industry: Where does this Story Begin?

Institutional Corruption and Perceptions of Methodological Rigor

Read Dr. Aaron Kesselheim's blog entry for the Lab, summarizing salient features of "A Randomized Study of How Physicians Interpret Research Funding Disclosures," a ground-breaking research article that appeared in The New England Journal of Medicine on Sept. 20, 2012. The Journal's editorial and Professor Lessig's blog entry offer complementary perspectives that draw out aspects of this study's significance.

Within a week the article also received worldwide press coverage, including Reuters, The Chicago Tribune, The Boston Globe, PLOS, Scientific American, the German Deutsches Ärzteblatt, the Greek Pharma Market Journal, and the Dutch Medisch Contact.

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