Academic medicine: the evidence base

Ioannidis, J. P. A.
October 2004
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/2/2004, Vol. 329 Issue 7469, p789
Academic Journal
Presents an article from the International Working Party to Promote and Revitalise Academic Medicine in which the group examines an evidence-based approach to the ongoing discussion on failures in the academic medicine field; Identification of the problems of academic medicine; Need for both qualitative and quantitative synthesis of information; Major issues which include capacity and factors that influence career choice in academics; Impact of pharmaceutical, medical device and biotechnology industries on academic medicine and its products; Question if academic medicine eventually benefits or harms patients.


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