Today we’re going to be talking about bias in CME, a topic that was well addressed five years ago, and many in the CME community felt that it had been dealt with. However, an August 19th article in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) by Bernard Lo argues that a problem with bias in CME exists and needs to be further addressed. He attempts to link this bias to grant funded CME, that is, CME that has been grant funded by pharmaceutical companies. In order to determine whether this is good journalism or just finger pointing, let’s look at three of the critical points that Lo attempts to make in the JAMA article.
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Today we are going to talk about bias in CME as it’s been the subject of a lot of discussion and a lot of reports, some congressional testimony, and most recently the American Medical Association’s Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs, or CEJA.