TITLE

US specialty societies urged to disclose industry ties

AUTHOR(S)
Vogel, Lauren
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/15/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 9, pE405
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a reprint of the article "US specialty societies urged to disclose industry ties" which appeared at www.cmaj.ca on May 5, 2010. It discusses the Code for Interaction with Companies, a code of ethics unveiled by the U.S. Council of Medical Specialty Societies. Norman Kahn, executive vice-president of the council, says that the code will get rid of industry influence that creates conflicts. It adds that the code requires the disclosure of financial contributions from members.
ACCESSION #
52222222

 

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