Educating future doctors on industry pressure

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: (Published 20 July 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h3915
  1. Andrew Creamer, core medical trainee, Barnet Hospital, London, UK,
  2. Katharine Creamer, final year medical student, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
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Recent studies have drawn attention to the influence of industry sectors such as tobacco and alcohol on public health policy.1 2 3 4 The fundamentals of public health policy are widely taught to medical undergraduates, but this training typically assumes that the ultimate motive behind policy …

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