NEJM's new editor cut ties with 20 drug companies before taking helm

Sibbald, Barbara
October 2000
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/31/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 9, p1182
Academic Journal
Reports on the appointment of Dr. Jeffrey Drazen as editor of the 'New England Journal of Medicine.' Controversy surrounding Drazen's ties to the pharmaceutical industry; Details of the journal's conflict-of-interest standards; Circumstances surrounding the dismissal of former NEJM editor Jerome Kassirer; Outlook for Drazen's impact on the journal. INSET: CMAJ's impact factor improves.


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