Undue Influence?

Thought this was a great shot. On anesthesia at the VA, one of the retiring PAs brought in his pen mug from his office and these were my top choices for classics. Interesting how long big pharma has been plying MDs with free pens--not that we should be interested, it seems like we could afford our own pens. I still don't understand why MDs are interested in these. The trip to Hawaii I understand.

I've taken an oath here to avoid pharma influence. So far it's been easy. The county where I went to medical school outlawed drug reps, and my residency program has a policy of not taking any money or gifts from pharma. Just wait for the community, right?

I think the Versed pen is my favorite. I was tempted to take it, I admit.

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