Are our commercial supporters allowed to distribute promotional materials for CE activities (like “save the date” and other informational items)?

Yes, the ACCME allows for this type of involvement from commercial supporters.  This would not be prohibited by the Standards for Integrity and Independence.  However, please note that Standard 5.3 does prohibit these ineligible companies from providing access to the actual education itself.


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AOE’s video blog that provides updates on the CME/CE industry. AOE’s Managing Director Annika Borvansky gives insights on CME/CE current events and best practices.

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Weekly Compliance Tip

If we don’t provide CE credit for the abstracts, are we allowed to include advertising in handouts (print or digital) that DO contain abstracts?

The answer depends entirely on what role the handout…

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