Saint Louis University

2010 Fall Newsletter

Bander Endowed Lecture Challenges Physicians to Maintain Distance

Marcia AngellMarcia Angell, MD, delivered an informative and challenging message to over 100 SLU physicians. Her talk, entitled "Conflicts of Interest in Medicine" outlined the effects of conflicts of interest generated by medicine's financial ties with the pharmaceutical industry in medical research, practice, and education. She concluded with four possible ways of managing the bias and improving the way medical research and practice are conducted. Read More


Medical Business Ethics in the Medical Literature

This fall, prominent medical journals such as The Archives of Internal Medicine, Academic Medicine, and PLoS Medicine have published notable articles in the area of medical business ethics. Read More


Bander Center Welcomes 2 New Fellows

Salvador Cruz-Flores, MD, MPH, Professor and Director of the Souers Stroke Institute in the Department of Neurology & Psychiatry, and Anthony Mikulec, MD, MBA, FACS, Associate Professor and Chief of Surgery in the Department of Otolaryngology, joined the Bander Center in July. Read More 


Call for Applications: Bander Fellowship Program

The Bander Center is currently accepting applications and will continue to accept them until January 21st. Selections will be made by February 4th, and the selected fellows will start their work with the Bander Center on July 1st. To learn more about the Bander Fellowship Program or to download the application, please click here. Read More


Submissions Due Feb. 15th for Virtual Mentor's Bander Essay Prize

Virtual Mentor, the AMA's online ethics journal, is now accepting submissions for their Bander Essay Contest in Medical Business Ethics. The winning entry will be awarded $5000 and published in Virtual Mentor, which is now indexed through MEDLINE.

For more information, visit the Virtual Mentor Website. Read More



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