FAQs for Presenters
How do I know if IUSM CME programs are scientific, objective and free of commercial bias?
1. IUSM CME is responsible for CME content and reviews speakers’ content prior to the activity.
2. All speakers must sign a faculty compliance statement.
3. All speakers must sign a disclosure form of relevant financial relationships.
4. A chart of speakers’ financial disclosures is distributed at each CME course.
For more information on CME content, financial disclosures, and resolving conflicts of interest, please visit our Statement on Content Objectivity and CME Expectations pages.
What forms require an original signature versus an electronic or faxed signature?
Original signature required:
Electronic or faxed signature acceptable:
How far in advance is my disclosure information due?
No later than two weeks prior to the event date.
How far in advance is article information needed?
At least three weeks in advance of the event date.
Do I need copyright clearance for published articles?
Users should obtain permission from the copyright owner (usually the first author of journal articles). For more information on copyrights, please visit the IU Copyright Center.
Who do I contact for more information?
To download forms, access guidelines or view other information pertaining to speakers, please click here or contact the meeting coordinator noted in your speaker letter.
I would like to plan a CME event, who do I contact?
Please contact the CME office at 317-274-0104 or email CME's Assistant Director Kim Denny at firstname.lastname@example.org for information and assistance.
What forms are available for download to help with developing a CME program?
Numerous course planning forms are available by visiting the Event Development section of this website. For your convenience, the application is available here: IUSM CME Application and Planning Worksheet.