The lecture will highlight increasing U.S. dependence on China for generic drugs and the raw materials, chemical
The lecture will highlight increasing U.S. dependence on China for generic drugs and the raw materials, chemical intermediates, and active pharmaceutical ingredients. The reasons for the dramatic shift and the impact on drug shortages will be explained. We will demonstrate the consequences of the growing concentration of medicine-making in a single country and the challenges it poses to the provision of medical care in the United States.
Rosemary Gibson is Senior Advisor at the Hastings Center and author of China Rx: Exposing the Risks of America’s Dependence on China for Medicines. Ms. Gibson testified before the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee in October 2019. She is the recipient of the highest honor from the American Medical Writers Association Award for her reporting on critical health care issues.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Massachusetts Medical Society, Boston Medical Library and Worcester District Medical Society. The Massachusetts Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Massachusetts Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for risk management study.