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Last Revised:
February 23, 2017
Published on:
Thursday, February 23, 2017

ACCME created this flowchart to help accredited CME providers navigate the identification of relevant financial relationships and the resolution of conflicts of interests in CME activities (Criterion 7). Use...

Last Revised:
February 23, 2017
Published on:
Thursday, February 23, 2017

ACCME created this PowerPoint Slide Presentation as a teaching tool to accompany the ACCME Flowchart for Identifying and Resolving Personal Conflicts of Interest. The flowchart helps accredited CME providers...

Published on:
Thursday, February 16, 2017

No. Standard 3 of the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support: Standards to Ensure the Independence of CME Activities requires that all commercial support received by an accredited provider for a CME activity be controlled...

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:
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...

Last Revised:
April 30, 2015
Published on:
Thursday, April 30, 2015

Yes. Effective April 2015, providers can use tabs, links, or other electronic mechanisms to make disclosure information available to learners, just as they have always been able to make disclosure available via a tabbed section in...

Published on:
Monday, March 23, 2015
 
This is a...
Published on:
Tuesday, November 25, 2014

No. Standard 2.1 requires the provider to identify relevant financial relationships of those who control the content of a CME activity in order to identify conflicts of interest. Two things must be present for there to be...

Last Revised:
April 23, 2014
Published on:
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

The ACCME made these modifications in March 2014 because it determined that the logos of...

Last Revised:
August 22, 2013
Published on:
Thursday, August 22, 2013

Disclosure is an expectation in Criterion 7 for both...

Last Revised:
August 22, 2013
Published on:
Thursday, August 22, 2013

No. ACCME considers relationships of the person involved in the CME activity to include financial relationships of a spouse or partner.  The ACCME expects that providers will communicate to everyone who is in a position to control...

Last Revised:
April 23, 2014
Published on:
Friday, November 11, 2011

No, according to Standard 6.4 of the Standards for Commercial SupportSM...

Published on:
Thursday, August 11, 2011

Analysis of the Call for Comment Regarding Disclosure of Commercial Support 603_20110811

 

The ACCME sought comment on a proposal that would prohibit the use of corporate logos and the mention of corporate divisions in disclosures of commercial support. This Call for Comment opened on April 21, 2011 and closed on June 6...

The ACCME participated in the meeting Harmonizing Reporting on Potential Conflicts of Interest: A Common Disclosure Process for Healthcare & Life Sciences, held by the Institute of Medicine (IOM)...

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...

Q&A about Modifications to Standards for Commercial Support

As we ...

Last Revised:
February 16, 2017

Financial relationships are those relationships in which the individual benefits by receiving a salary, royalty, intellectual property rights, consulting fee, honoraria for promotional speakers’ bureau, ownership interest (e.g.,...

Compliance reminders from recent accreditation reviews

When we conduct accreditation reviews we seek to identify...

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 Removes Restrictions on Electronic Methods of Disclosure

In a continuing effort to simplify compliance expectations and make them consistent across...

Last Revised:
November 11, 2011

ACCME has never recommended withholding CME credit at the last minute as an alternative to producing CME that is in compliance with accreditation requirements. It does not seem fair to the physician learners. Assuming that in this...

Presentation at ACC Meeting: Safeguarding CME from Commercial Influence

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

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