Letters Pharma and medical education

Matters arising from industry link to education

BMJ 2008; 337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.a1781 (Published 23 September 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a1781
  1. Joseph L Mathew, assistant professor
  1. 1Advanced Pediatrics Centre, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
  1. jlmathew{at}rediffmail.com

    The recent debate on the role of industry in the continuing education of medical professionals1 prompts the following considerations. Industry has successfully determined what professionals (will and can) learn (and otherwise) during conferences, meetings, and workshops and through sponsored sessions and the glitz and glamour that go with them. This …

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