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September 12th, 2009
Podcast 56: A conversation with two JAMA staffers on their research into “ghost” authorship and “honorary” authorship in the principal medical journals.
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We’ve seen research into this area before — 18 months ago, in fact. (We interviewed Joseph Ross back then in Podcast #2.) This time we interview Joseph Wislar, a survey-research specialist at JAMA, and Annette Flanagin, its managing deputy editor. They’ve just presented the abstracted results of a survey on ghost and honorary authorship that encompasses hundreds of articles from the principal medical journals.
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This week’s links:
- Barack Obama speech transcript
- H1N1 Update: Early Results on Vaccine Indicate One Dose May Be Sufficient for Most Groups
- FDA Advisers: HPV Vaccine Should Be Approved for Use in Boys, Young Men
- New York Times story on “ghostwriting” in the principal medical journals
- Link to last year’s interview with Joseph Ross
- Physician’s First Watch coverage
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