conflict of interest

Published on:
Friday, July 22, 2016

To resolve conflicts of interests for planners, the provider relied solely on self-attestation with no other evident engagement or oversight (by the provider). Attestation by the individual, in itself, is...

Published on:
Tuesday, November 4, 2014

This report was commissioned and funded by the ACCME. It is co-authored by Ronald M Cervero, PhD, Professor and Associate Vice President for Instruction, The University of Georgia; and Julie K. Gaines, MLIS, Head, Medical...

Last Revised:
November 4, 2014
Published on:
Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Ronald M. Cervero, PhD, Professor and Associate Vice President for Instruction at the University of Georgia discusses the 2014 report “Is There a Relationship Between Commercial Support and Bias in CME Activities? An Updated...

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>>KOPELOW: I'm Murray Kopelow, the President and CEO of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education.

>>CERVERO: Hello, I'm Ron Cervero, I'm a Professor of Adult Education and...

Published on:
Friday, February 18, 2011

The ACCME received a letter regarding an enduring material offered by an accredited provider in joint providership with a nonaccredited provider. The topic of the activity was XYZ disease management. The complainant expressed...

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Monday, June 30, 2008

ACCME Statement to Institute of Medicine (IOM) Committee on Conflict of Interest in Medical Research, Education and Practice, June 2008

 
ACCME requirements are designed to ensure that accredited CME provides a safe place for learning, independent of...

What Do I Need to Understand about Conflicts of Interest?
 

An important step in establishing the validity or the credibility of accredited continuing medical education is to ensure that all persons with conflicts of interest know they have a conflict of interest, that the accredited...

Presentation at ACC Meeting: Safeguarding CME from Commercial Influence

Murray Kopelow, MD, President and CEO, ACCME, gave a presentation at ...

Understanding the Role of CME Planners
 

After evaluating over 300 accredited providers, using the 2006 Accreditation Criteria, we find that about 50% of providers are out of compliance with one of the Criteria one through fifteen, requiring a Progress Report. The...

ACCME Participates in Caribbean, European CME Events

The ACCME participated in the following international events during the past few months, as part of...