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Comment & Response
June 26, 2019

Conflicts of Interest in Dermatology Patient Advocacy Organizations—Reply

Author Affiliations
  • 1Department of Dermatology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
  • 2Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts
JAMA Dermatol. 2019;155(8):982-983. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2019.1114

In Reply We appreciate Mr Boutin’s perspective on our recent article.1 In our study, we found inconsistent disclosure practices regarding both industry-derived financial support and industry affiliations of board members among patient advocacy organizations (PAOs) in dermatology, leading to a lack of transparency around potential conflicts of interest.

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