Joint Sponsorship and Changes in Accreditation Status

Joint Sponsorship and Changes in Accreditation Status

What to consider if your joint sponsor's accreditation status changes while planning a CME activity.


The Case: Fred Frandango, the meeting planner at the small, nonaccredited patient advocacy organization Association of Rheumatoid-like Symptoms, contacted the American Association of Rheumatism in December 2011 regarding certification of his October


2012 annual meeting. In January 2012, he paid a joint sponsorship fee and signed the joint sponsorship agreement sent by AAR’s CME coordinator, who assured him AAR would provide AMA PR

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