Dollars for Docs: Who's On Pharma's Top-Paid List?  
11/1/2010 9:27:07 PM

They are among pharma's most successful speakers, featured at dinner after dinner promoting companies' favored pills to their peers. Each has earned at least $200,000 since 2009 from this moonlighting. A review of the highest-earning physicians in ProPublica's Dollars for Docs database [1] offers insight into why some medical professionals are drawn to this lucrative sideline—and into the diverse qualifications that drug companies are willing to accept to boost sales.