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COUNTERPOINT: Should Academic Physicians Lecture as Members of Industry Speaker Bureaus? NoPhysicians on Speaker Bureaus? No

Ian Nathanson, MD, FCCP
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From Humana.

CORRESPONDENCE TO: Ian Nathanson, MD, FCCP, Humana, 838 Lake Catherine Court, Maitland, FL 32751; e-mail: inathanson@cfl.rr.com


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Chest. 2014;146(2):252-254. doi:10.1378/chest.14-0687
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Few would argue that developing a novel drug or device that improves the health of humans carries a high price tag and requires a company’s research and development teams to work with skilled clinical investigators. The stakes become even higher once the product becomes available to the public as attention focuses on efficacy, effectiveness, and appropriate use of the product in the clinical setting. Students, trainees, and experienced clinicians trying to understand indications for the new drug or device often seek clarification from academic medical centers (AMCs). After all, who better to help us sort out complicated data than those dedicating their professional lives to education?

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