A recommendation by the American Medical Association's Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs to eliminate pharmaceutical industry funding from medical education was not approved by the AMA's Reference Committee, but could return in another form next year. After hearing all the testimony on June 15 at the AMA's annual House of Delegates meeting, AMA's Reference Committee recommended that the report, “Industry Support of Professional Education in Medicine,” be referred back to CEJA. The next
Grant Ban Stalls
The American Medical Association did not approve a proposal by the Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs to eliminate commercial support from CME, but the proposal could return in another form next year.