Standards for Commercial Support

Published on:
Thursday, February 25, 2016

Graham McMahon, MD, MMSc, President and CEO, offers accredited CME providers strategies and reminders to help ensure compliance with the ACCME’s Standards for Commercial Support: Standards to Ensure Independence in CME Activities...

Published on:
Tuesday, January 26, 2016

The accreditation and reaccreditation decision-making process assesses a CME provider’s compliance with the accreditation requirements. Based on these compliance...

Last Revised:
March 22, 2017
Published on:
Thursday, May 28, 2015

The ACCME has prepared this resource to assist continuing medical education (CME) providers and other stakeholders in communicating the value of accredited CME. You...

Published on:
Thursday, April 30, 2015

The Executive Summary of the March 2015 Meetings of the ACCME Board of Directors includes information on accreditation decision-making, maintenance of recognition, the international substantial equivalency process, consistency in...

Published on:
Monday, March 23, 2015
 
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Published on:
Tuesday, August 5, 2014

The ACCME has instituted a process for verifying that continuing education (CE) accreditors in the health professions adhere to ...

Published on:
Friday, November 22, 2013

No. The ACCME cannot control what a commercial interest asks of an accredited provider but there is no CME reason for the provider to share the names of speakers/authors with commercial supporters.  An accredited...

Published on:
Tuesday, May 21, 2013

The ACCME adopted changes that included the simplification, elimination, and modification of some of the accreditation requirements. The purpose of the changes was to streamline the accreditation...

Published on:
Thursday, February 14, 2013

The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) and the accredited and certified continuing education systems have received important validation from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (...

Published on:
Tuesday, September 28, 2004

The following is the orginial ACCME News Release as issued on 9/28/2004. Where possible, we have preserved links to tools that still exist at www.accme.org.
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Over the course of several review cycles, the ACCME has observed that some providers are not applying appropriate mechanisms to identify and resolve conflicts of interest for ...

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The ACCME has published a compilation of the accreditation requirements in one document, for your convenience. The PDF includes the ACCME Accreditation Criteria, the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support...

Last Revised:
February 7, 2012

Preamble to the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support.

At the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Committee, several Recognized Accreditors, and some physician faculty members, the Board modified the interpretation of the...

Q&A about Modifications to Standards for Commercial Support

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Stakeholders Offer Feedback on ACCME's Strategic Goals

The...

Last Revised:
August 27, 2012

Yes. Accredited CME providers can base their activities on the FDA blueprint and be in compliance with the...

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