TI Best Evidence Webinar
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.
PRESENTER: 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.
DATE: Wednesday, November 18th, 2020
TIME: 19:00 – 20:15 Pacific Standard Time PST [UTC -7 convert to your local time]
CME CREDITS: MainPro+/MOC Section 1 credits: 1.0. You must register, attend the webinar and complete the evaluation in order to receive your certificate.
By the end of this session, participants should be able to:
- Examine the relationship between industry and doctors
- Be aware that influence is often subconscious
- Examine how the relationship between industry and doctors can influence the treatment that patients receive
- Explore ways to reduce the influence of industry on how doctors’ practice