Archive for January 2011

“Medical Education Forum”? Or a Dying Industry’s Last Gasp?

Jan 5th, 2011 | By

I just received the email below because I’m a member of a CME industry group, most of whose members depend on industry funding for their existence. It’s an invitation to a meeting in Philadelphia where stakeholders in commercial CME will try to figure out how to stem the hemorrhage of money out of their ethically
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“Current Psychiatry”: Now Binging on Industry Cash for CME

Jan 4th, 2011 | By

Current Psychiatry is a controlled circulation “throwaway” journal that comes to all psychiatrists free of charge. It’s well-written, often useful, but editorially it has unfortunately become a mouthpiece for the promotional aims of its advertisers. Recently a few examples attracted my attention. 1. This CME Supplement was packaged with the November 2010 issue. It is
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