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.


CME Watch

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

Can we use commercial support to pay expenses for a handful of individual learners to defray the costs of attending our activity?

Standard 4 is dedicated to the appropriate management of commercial support.  It clarifies that…

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