Archive for July 2009

ACRE Meeting: Welcome to Anger Village

Jul 24th, 2009 | By

Yesterday, I attended the charter meeting of ACRE (Association of Clinical Researchers and Educators) in Boston. The title of the conference was “Optimizing Value to Patient Care of Industry-Physician Collaboration,” and the schedule called for 23 speakers over a 6 hour period, all in a hot amphitheater crowded with pharmaceutical reps, doctors, reporters, and miscellaneous
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ACRE: Academics Craving Reimbursement for Everything

Jul 14th, 2009 | By

Everybody’s buzzing about the new organization and website, ACRE, whose purpose is to stem the tide of legislation that is rehabilitating the ethics of physicians. The trouble is, there is some confusion about which is the true ACRE website. Is it this one, which calls itself the “Association of Clinical Researchers and Educators”? Or is
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