Med Ed Report briefs

Genentech said last month that it would begin voluntarily disclosing data on its independent med-ed grants. Information covering the first quarter of 2010 will be followed by online reports issued quarterly.

Two universities enacted policies that restrict and quantify their medical faculty's potential role in industry activities—Harvard Medical School and the University of Minnesota.

KnowledgePoint360's Acumed unit opened larger offices in London and New York to accommodate business growth, the company said. Among four new additions was account manager Meghan Guercio (pictured above).

The 21st annual Conference of the National Task Force on CME Provider/Industry Collaboration, “Moving forward in an age of uncertainty; Creating innovative, practical educational solutions,” will be held Oct. 13-15 in Baltimore.

The National Commission for Certification of CME Professionals announced an Extension of Certification program for Certified CME Professionals when their current certificates expire. The EOC extends the initial three-year certification to five for candidates who meet requirements.
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