Archive for August 2008

New JAMA History of CME: “When Will We Ever Learn?”

Aug 25th, 2008 | By

The current issue of JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) contains this interesting history of the relationship between the pharmaceutical industry and medical education. It turns out that the rancorous CME debate that we consider to be modern is anything but, having its origins in the late 1950s, and early 1960s, when direct marketing
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