• Conflicts of Interest and Trust in the Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

    12 days ago - By Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

    I state at the outset: there is no scandal brewing at the Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. Yet my editorial is prompted by an article in the Sunday New York Times , titled, “‘Broken' system lets doctors omit industry ties in journals.”1 This piece raises concerns about the influence of pharmaceutical, medical device, and biotech companies on medical research. In the article on the front page of the Times, a number of prominent physicians are called out for having failed to disclose financial relationships when their studies were published in medical journals as prominent as...
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