February 14th, 2014
A medical student’s conversation with his physician father makes him wonder about the future of lifelong medical education.
February 5th, 2013
Will the Physician Payment Sunshine Act help to prevent conflict of interest or will it limit good science?
March 12th, 2012
Some people critique Continuous Medical Education (CME) programs as spoon-feeding. As a young physician struggling to learn a lot of material, I actually appreciate a bit of ready-to-consume content that I can learn quickly and effectively. The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and other reputable institutions provide CME programs that, overall, help to keep physicians […]
April 6th, 2011
The ACC announced yesterday that it plans to eliminate the current model of satellite symposia at future meetings. The decision “was prompted in part by ongoing concerns about real and/or perceived bias in interactions with industry, specifically related to non-independence of certified satellite symposia.” The ACC has not worked out the details of the new plan, […]