Hypocracy or Not? CME Funding and Higher Ed Policies

September 28, 2011 at 11:06 pm Leave a comment

I saw this in Life Science Leader and   wondered how many industry professionals would share his opinion.

“I recently read a story about industry support for continuing medical education (CME) dropping for the third consecutive year. To this I say, “Well it’s about time.” When I worked in the pharmaceutical industry, it never ceased to amaze me how medical institutions would limit access to drug company sales representatives and yet be the first to have their hand out for financial support of a CME program. The industry still provided $830 million in support of CME events in 2010 — a 31% drop from three years previous. In my opinion it is still too much. Can’t Have Your Cake and Eat It To……………………”

Check the link to read the whole thing.

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