Do I need to document both receipt (income) and expenditure (expenses) for my CME activity?

Yes. The ACCME expects to be able to review both income and expense statements reflected in an activity’s budget.  They further specify that these statements must reflect:

Significant sources of income: Including income from commercial support, advertising and exhibit fees, tuition and registration fees, internal budget allocations, and any other source that represents greater than 20% of total income.

Significant expenses: Including staff salaries, meeting costs, honoraria, faculty travel expenses, and any other item that represents greater than 20% of total expense.


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Can our CME department use a questionnaire for departments and affiliated groups to use when proposing a CME initiative?

Yes – this is a great tool to gather the necessary information, provided it…

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