Karen Overstreet, EdD, RPh, FACME, CCMEP

Overstreet, EdD, RPh, FACME, CCMEP

Executive Director, Instructional Design and Outcomes, Medscape Education


Ethics and Competitive Disadvantages 
A hypothetical case study in ethics and competitive disadvantages in continuing medical education.
Keeping Satellite Symposia Under Control 
A case study in what to do if your medical conference's satellite symposia spin out of control
Avoiding Pitfalls of Revenue Diversification for CME Activities 
There are many ways to locate new funding sources for CME, but be careful to look before you sign any agreements
Jointly Sponsored CME: How to Handle Compliance Concerns 
Case study: What to do if your society doesn't have a formal compliance program for its jointly sponsored CME.
911 Is This an Emergency? 
The Case Sara Bellum, MPH, is vice president of education at Medical Education Outcomes Work Inc., an accredited medical education company. MEOW is conducting
Beating the Bare-Bones Budget 
The Case Linda Lumbar, who serves as grants manager for the Women's Alliance for Menopause (an Accreditation Council for CME accredited nonprofit medical
Running the Book Tour Gantlet 
The Case Dr. Mary Myelin, a professor of neurology at Brainiac College of Medicine, recently published a book that outlines the mechanisms of action,
How to handle partnerships gone wrong 
The Case Paul Pureheart, Education Specialist for Southwest Hospital System, was surprised to get a call from Nancy Naysayer, CME director for Mercy Medical
Pay Up or I'll Shut up 
The Case As director of CME, Sara Spender has been in charge of program development at the Medical Movement Association for the last five years. During
The Economy Hits CME Companies 
What to do when your medical education and communication company goes under
Lost in Translation: Finding Clear Answers about Accreditation Issues 
Continuing medical education providers struggle with confusing messages from accreditation agencies
How to manage satellite symposia at medical meetings 
Are medical societies violating the rules when they solicit satellite symposia funding from pharmaceutical companies?
Should pharmaceutical companies dictate business practices for continuing medical education providers? 
Are pharmaceutical companies overstepping their boundaries by criticizing continuing medical education providers' business development practices?
Off with Their Heads: Headhunters and Hiring Managers Need to Get It Right 
How to craft CME job postings in compliance with relevant guidelines
Does Compliance Compromise Patient Safety? 
The Case Charles Caution, MD, PhD, medical director for a small medical education and communication company in New Jersey, has been a longtime advocate

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