Ethics Talk: Medical Device Representatives in the Surgical Suite


Editorial fellow Dr Ariel Wampler describes what few know about material and device regulation, and Dr Adriane Fugh-Berman explains why we should ask more questions about device representatives’ intraoperative roles during implantations.

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Ariel Wampler, MD is a plastic and reconstructive surgery resident physician at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington, Massachusetts.

Adriane Fugh-Berman, MD is a professor of pharmacology and physiology at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, DC.

Recorded May 28, 2021


Conflict of Interest
Interviewees had no conflicts of interest to disclose.

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