Therapeutics Initiative: Doctors and the Pharmaceutical Industry: Too close for comfort?

  • November 18 2020
  • 07:00 pm - 08:15 pm
  • Event category

About the Topic: The Canadian medical profession and the pharmaceutical history have a long history of a close relationship. This talk will explore what the relationship looks like now and what the implications are for the way that doctors’ practice.

Presented by: Joel Lexchin graduated from the University of Toronto medical school in 1977 and for the past 32 years has been an emergency physician at the University Health Network in Toronto. His latest book is Doctors in Denial: Why Big Pharma and the Canadian Medical Profession are Too Close For Comfort published by Lorimer.

The TI Methods Speaker Series are offered free of charge and everyone is welcome. The event is held at noon on the last Wednesday of each month. During the COVID-19 pandemic, while physical distancing measures are in effect, the TI Methods Speaker Series are offered via videoconference. The presentations are recorded and the video recordings are posted online. Click here to view a list of all talks offered in 2020 as part of the TI Methods Speaker Series.

CME Credits: MainPro+/MOC Section 1 credits: 1.0You must register, attend the webinar and complete the evaluation in order to receive your certificate.

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