“If med students learn that industry interaction is the norm, they are more likely to meet with drug reps in their practice. Interacting with drug reps is known to affect doctors’ prescribing habits and can even lead to ‘irrational prescribing’ of a brand’s drug, research shows.”

More on Big pharma pours millions into medical schools — here’s how it can impact education (2019) by Laura Hensley via Global News Under the Influence.

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