Ensuring Independence

Last Revised:
November 11, 2011

CME exists to support the physician change and learning -- so as to increase their ability to participate in providing quality healthcare or improved healthcare. ACCME expects that providers will always be able to demonstrate how...

Last Revised:
February 12, 2014

Joint providers are expected to routinely have a role in making decisions about the elements of the planning process specified in SCS 1.1. Since these decisions must be "made free of the control of a...

Last Revised:
November 11, 2011

Commercial support is financial, or in-kind, contributions given by a commercial interest, which is used to pay all or part of the costs of a CME activity.

Last Revised:
November 11, 2011

No. The provider cannot delegate the responsibility for resolving the conflict of interest to the person with the conflict of interest. However, an individual who controls CME content can be involved...

Last Revised:
November 11, 2011

ACCME expects to be able to review income and expense statements for all CME activities. These statements must reflect:

Significant sources...

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