ACCME Modifies Interpretation of Standards for Commercial Support Regarding Relevant Financial Relationships
The ACCME modified the interpretation of the Standards for Commercial Support℠ (SCS): Standards to Ensure Independence in CME Activities (SCS) related to relevant financial relationships. In situations where a person in control of CME content discloses that their spouse or partner is an employee of a commercial interest and the content being controlled is related to the products/services of that commercial interest
The ACCME and the American Medical Association (AMA) are pleased to announce that they are progressing in their ongoing collaborative effort to align the two systems.
While total reported income for accredited continuing medical education providers has dropped slightly, activities and participants are still on the rise, according to the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education's 2015 Annual Report on the state of the accredited CME enterprise.