Stanford Tightens Rules on Coursework for Doctors
Last week, Stanford University Medical School announced new rules that bar pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers from exercising control over continuing medical education courses that they fund at the medical school. UC-Davis and four other medical schools nationwide have similar policies.
- "Stanford Medical School Restricting Industry Funding of Continuing Education for Physicians" (Johnson, San Jose Mercury News, 8/26).
- "Stanford Med School Loosening Industry Ties" (Tansey, San Francisco Chronicle, 8/27).