On fifth try, AMA ethics proposal becomes CME policy

On fifth try, AMA ethics proposal becomes CME policy


A new report passed by AMA delegates draws ethical boundaries around the use of industry funding for medical education, stopping well short of the all-out ban seen in some previous versions.

Bid to restrict industry-backed CME rebuffed, again


A third attempt by an AMA ethics council asking physicians and medical institutions to curb industry funding for professional educational activities was rebuffed yesterday.

Medical Education Report: Course Correction


Certified and accredited CME has undergone a sea-change in recent years, with policies now in place emphasizing quality and leaving little room for bias (not that you'd know it, for all the buzz about conflicts of interest)

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