CME in the News and on the Blogs December 17th, 2009 [2]

December 18, 2009 at 6:18 am Leave a comment

Conflict of interest in continuing medical education

Healthcare Etc., December 17, 2009

“…..In this week’s NEJM, there is a piece from the Office of Inspector General of the US Department of Health and Human Services titled “The Agenda for continuing Medical Education — Limiting Industry’s Influence”. In this article Morris and Taitsman lay out the issues and potential solutions. And while the problems are quite apparent, sensible solutions are scarce. The problems may be summarized as the undue influence by the Industry stake holders on the content of physician education. To understand this mouthful, one has to be familiar with the structure of the CME establishment……”

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Entry filed under: CME, Pharma Funding, Physician Continuing Education.

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