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Fewer Harvard -doctors and researchers are active in pharma speakers' bureaus, the Boston Globe reports. Based on its analysis of ProPublica data, Eli Lilly's speaker fees in Massachusetts fell by 46% to $866,919; GlaxoSmithKline's dropped by 29% to $884,850.

Former Pfizer med-ed grants team lead Mike Saxton joined the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) as chief learning officer. Among his goals: improving med-ed quality and strengthening AAPA's financial support.

Peach New Media, with the American College of Rheumatology, will offer free e-learning (for the fourth year in a row) at the college's Annual Scientific Meeting, slated for November.

Continuing Medical Education: Looking Back, Planning Ahead, edited by Dennis Wentz, with an introduction by C. Everett Koop, is out from Dartmouth College Press. It's billed as the only full-scale work on CME's history and future.

The ACCME gave pro-visional two-year accreditation to content provider Lighthouse Learning, which develops and sells CME curricula without commercial funding.

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