CME guide for providers

We are in the process of preparing the CME guide for providers. Initial information was presented at the  9th Annual European CME Forum. Take a look at this presentation and this one and keep an eye on this page for developments.

Guiding principles

Setting CME standards in Europe: guiding principles for medical education by Sheelagh Farrow, Darren Gillgrass, Alisa Pearlstone, Jack Torr, Eugene Pozniak, published in Current Medical Research and Opinion, 2012 Nov;28(11):1861-71


Open letter to UEMS and EFPIA

In 2011 the Good CME Practice group all members agreed by consensus to write an Open Letter to UEMS and EFPIA calling on the two organisations to clarify the issue of arms length funding. Although the discussion has progressed regarding industry control and emerging clarity around the difference between “sponsorship” and funding through an “independent educational grant” it is still “Work in Progress” [click here to view letter].

Further Reading

What Do I Need to Learn Today – The Evolution of CME by Graham McMahon, published April 2016 in NEJM

Effectiveness of Continuing Medical Education: Updated synthesis of systematic reviews
Published July 2014 by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)

The relationship between commercial support and bias in Continuing Medical Education activities: A review of the literature
Published July 2008 by Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)

CME/CPD in the Indian Subcontinent: Proceedings from the 1st regional meeting of Global Alliance for Medical Education (GAME) in Mumbai, India
Published 27 April 2015 Journal of European CME (JECME)

CME credit systems in three developing countries: China, India and Indonesia
Published 21 April 2015 Journal of European CME (JECME)

State of play of CME in Europe in 2014: proceedings from the Seventh Annual Meeting of the European CME Forum
Published 27 March 2015 Journal of European CME (JECME)

Response to Editorial: CME on the cusp of change
Published 4 March 2015 Journal of European CME (JECME)

CME on the Cusp of Change
Published 4 February 2015 Journal of European CME (JECME)

Cologne Consensus Conference, Management of Conflict of Interest, 12 and 13 September 2014, Cologne, Germany
Published 30 January 2015 Journal of European CME (JECME)