Continuing medical education programs being placed under closer scrutiny

Wilson, Bruce
October 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/5/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 14, pE683
Academic Journal
The article discusses the condition of the continuing medical education (CME) in the U.S. which is affected by a conflict of interest between physicians and pharmaceutical companies. It refers to the adoption of a zero-tolerance approach by the Association of American Medical Colleges which governs entities over the sponsorship of drugs and related services. Moreover, a conception has been drawn among the public that companies have somehow controlled CME through conflicts of interests.


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