The University of Michigan School of Medicine recently jumped on the no-pharma-funding bandwagon: It will stop accepting commercial support of CME on January 1, 2011. According to a statement by the dean of the medical school and associate dean of regulatory affairs, “The decision was based on a review of literature about the influence on clinical faculty of industry-funded CME.” The Sloan Kettering Memorial Cancer Center in New York and Kaiser Permanente’s mid-Atlantic region also have ...

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