The issue includes more than twenty viewpoint articles on potential conflicts of interest for physicians in diverse settings including academic medicine, biomedical research, medical education, guideline development, health care management, and medical publishing.
Discussions of conflict of interest topics include:
- Payments to Physicians Does the Amount of Money Make a Difference?by Bernard Lo, MD; Deborah Grady, MD, MPH
- Funding, Institutional Conflicts of Interest, and Schools of Public Health Realities and Solutionsby Sandro Galea, MD, DrPH; Richard Saitz, MD, MPH
- Conflict of Interest in Practice Guidelines Panelsby Harold C. Sox, MD
- Medical Journals, Publishers, and Conflict of Interestby Thomas J. Easley