PharmedOut is a Georgetown University Medical Center project that advances evidence-based prescribing and educates healthcare professionals about pharmaceutical marketing practices.
PharmedOut is led by a team of academic physicians; our volunteer network includes nurses, pharmacists, industry insiders, students and others. Contact PharmedOut
Adriane Fugh-Berman, Director
Alycia Hogenmiller, Project Manager Alessandra Hirsch, Project Consultant
Nicole Dubowitz, Newsletter Editor
2010 Annual Report
We provide lectures at Grand Rounds, meetings, medical student events, and
2010 Rx For Conflict
We provide access to free, web-based, pharma-free CME — enough for any physician in the U.S. to fulfill annual CME requirements without taking industry-funded courses. Here are links to more than 200 more credits of web-based, free, pharma-free CME.
We provide news, information, and resources, including our own slideshows, videos, and other audio-visual material, reading recommendations, resources for unbiased drug information, factsheets, and tools for teaching — including the popular Drug Ad Bingo.
Haunting the Medical Literature: How ghostwriting sold HRT
Why Lunch Matters
Ethical Considerations of Publication Planning in the Pharmaceutical Industry
Prescription Tracking and Public Health
Following the Script: How Drug Reps Make Friends and Influence Doctor
Off-Label Promotion, On-Target Sales
Disclosure: Dr. Fugh-Berman is a paid expert witness in litigation regarding pharmaceutical marketing practices.