bioethics

Throwing the Baby Out with the Bath Water: ACCME Bans Industry Scientists from CME

Industry Insights from Paul Meade, M. Sc, MPH A recent decision by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to not allow scientists employed by pharmaceutical, diagnostics, and devices companies to give educational presentations to physicians at medical meetings has “stirred up a bee’s nest.” In other words, if you graduated from an accredited university, …

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Ethics of Gene Therapy to Dominate Healthcare Landscape for Years to Come

Industry Insights from Paul Meade, M. Sc, MPH During my recent studies for an ethics certificate, I encountered several ethical issues that stimulated my thinking about the future of healthcare. I would like to address an ethical issue that I feel will dominate the healthcare landscape for the next several decades, in the area of …

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