Oct 31, 2007
How much of your income comes from prescribing HIV drugs? Do you get bonuses and incentives from the pharmaceutical companies directly?
Response from Dr. Young
It is illegal for physicians to make money because of the prescriptions they write. Hence, I get no income, bonuses or incentives from writing prescriptions.
In the spirit of full disclosure, many HIV physicians serve as advisors to the HIV drug manufacturers- as researchers, advisors and lecturers. Sometimes this advice tells companies that the work that they do is good, other times, it is to critique misdirection. In these capacites, I advise many companies (and many non-commercial groups as well).
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