New Leadership Institute: Pharmaceutical Policy Leaders in Medicine Program- Med student or resident- Deadline 6/11/2007

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New Leadership Institute: Pharmaceutical Policy Leaders in Medicine Program- Med student or resident- Deadline 6/11/2007

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS and SUMMER POLICY INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY
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> NEW LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE: PHARMACEUTICAL POLICY LEADERS IN MEDICINE PROGRAM
> SEPTEMBER 7-10, 2007
> RESTON, VA
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> The AMSA Foundation, in collaboration with the Program on Global Health and Technology Access at Duke University’s Terry Sanford
> Institute of Public Policy, is currently planning a 4-day, summer institute to educate students and residents about the professional,
> ethical and practical consequences of the current medicine-pharmaceutical industry relationship. Through the curriculum offered and speakers at the institute, we will learn to define an appropriate relationship between our profession and the pharmaceutical industry to ensure medicine is practiced with the highest scientific and ethical standards. In addition, participants will be empowered with the skills to conduct activities at their own institutions to increase peer awareness and become catalysts for change to improve pharmaceutical policy.
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> The objectives of the program will be:
> • Understand the research and development process for new pharmaceuticals and evaluate the industry’s claims and concerns over
> innovation and generic drug competition;
> • Critically appraise the promotional approaches for drugs, as well as the various sources comprising the unbiased evidence base;
> • Recognize potential influences over prescriber choice and behavior, the sources of conflict of interest and the professional norms to
> safeguard against such conflicts; and
> • Consider various strategies for improving pharmaceutical policy as well as physician prescribing practices.
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> The program is open to any allopathic or osteopathic medical student or resident enrolled in a U.S. medical school or residency program
> interested in learning advocacy skills to affect the medicine-pharmaceutical industry relationship. The application and program details are posted on AMSA’s website:
http://www.amsa.org/resource/pharminstitute.cfm

To participate in the Pharmaceutical Policy Leaders in Medicine Program, the deadline to apply is June 11, 2007.
To serve as an intern to help plan the Program, applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position fills, preferably
before June 1st.

To receive additional information about attending the program or serving as an intern to help plan the program, please contact Joan
Hedgecock, MSPH, Associate Director of the AMSA Foundation, joan_h@amsa.org, tele. 703-620-6600 x 208. The Course Director will be
Anthony So, MD, MPA, Director of the Program on Global Health and Technology Access at Duke University’s Terry Sanford Institute of
Public Policy.

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