Undisclosed pharmaceutical industry ties are common among cardiology ‘key opinion leaders’ who hold leadership positions in professional medical organisations, an Australian study has found. Industry fees averaging $9892; (range $2070–$21,957) were made to 14 of 34 specialists who held positions with cardiology associations between 205 and 2018, according to an analysis by Sydney University researchers. ...
Cardiologists’ $10k fees from industry raise concerns over conflict of interest
By Michael Woodhead
10 Mar 2020