With the new year coming up for some of us (Happy Rosh Hashanah!), I thought I'd take the opportunity to point out some good news I noticed as I put together this issue. After being criticized by the U.S. Senate Finance Committee for its weak oversight process in 2007, the Accreditation Council for CME now seems to be gaining respect and recognition from the outside world, including regulatory and government bodies. Consider these examples.
In August, Massachusetts joined a gro