ACC Eliminates Old Model of Satellite Symposia

The American College of Cardiology recently announced it was doing away with the traditional satellite symposia model for extracurricular certified CME at its annual meeting.

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) will no longer allow other CME organizations to provide certified continuing medical education satellite symposia at its Annual Scientific Session, beginning in 2012. This decision is the capstone of a three-year process the College developed to clearly separate promotional and independent medical education activities and ensure that all independent certified CME held in conjunction with the annual meeting

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