Jon Jureidini is a child psychiatrist at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Adelaide where he works with ill and disabled children and their families. He has also trained in philosophy, and is a Professor in the Disciplines of Psychiatry and Paediatrics at the University of Adelaide. He is spokesman for Healthy Skepticism, an organisation devoted to countering misleading drug promotion, and chair of Siblings Australia, an organisation which advocates for individuals with ill and disabled siblings, and of Australian-Palestinian Partnerships for Education and Health. His interests include quality use of medicines, immigration detention, suicide, medical education and child abuse.
June 22, 2012
It seems that industry sees itself as managing we doctors. Not managed in the way that a supervisor instructs a clerk in an office, but managed as an investor manages her portfolio, or perhaps as a spy is managed in a Le Carre novel, without knowing for sure who is in charge and who he is working for.
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