Teaching Tools

Drug Ads Exercise

These three presentations can be used separately, together, or as individual slides for tailored presentations. Please credit PharmedOut and refer to these information and learning objectives!

Drug Advertising Tactics

Misleading claims, indirect marketing, and disease mongering.

Misleading Ads and FDA Warnings

Lifecycle of a Drug


Prelaunch promotion, active marketing, and patent extension strategies.

Fast Stats

Brief module about absolute vs. relative risks and number needed to treat (or harm) to help you navigate comparative claims about the safety or effectiveness of specific therapies.

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Why Lunch Matters

No Drug Reps Certificate

Display this in your office.


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How to have Free Pharma Meetings

A guide on how you practice without being under the influence.

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Don't Be Duped Brochure

Exposes manipulative tactics used by drug reps and helps physicians and other prescribers identify and report illegal off-label marketing.

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Prescription Drug Marketing

What consumers need to know.

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Fast Facts on Generic Drugs

Information for Patients

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Drug Ad Bingo

An exercise for physicians-in-training on how to recognize sales techniques in pharmaceutical ads.

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Sandwich Guide

PharmedOut Bring Your Own Lunch (BYOL) Tips and recipes. NEW: PharmedOut and PCRM have produced a vegan sandwich guide.

Sandwich Guide PDF

Vegan Sandwich Guide PDF