pharmaceutical industry

Dos & Don’ts of Industry Relationships
industry relationships in dermatology
by Neal Bhatia, MD on
Unfortunately for many residency graduates, a lot of the decisions regarding interactions with industry such as pharmaceutical and medical device sales forces have been made into policies. These are often parallel to the strictures of parents attempting to shelter their children from what is socially perceived as “evil” or “influential,” and in many instances has led to the development …
6 Steps to Prepare Yourself for Clinical Trials
Clinical Trials
by JONATHAN S. WEISS, MD on
The practice of dermatology offers many avenues to expand one’s professional horizons and skills: surgical and/or cosmetic specialization, dermatopathology and pediatric dermatology, to name a few. One such area of sub-specialization is clinical research, namely pharmaceutical company-sponsored clinical trials. This is the process whereby new medications are tested prior to approval by the FDA, …