Presenter "To Do" List

Required Documentation:
ACCME guidelines mandate disclosure of any financial conflict of interest within the last 12 months for all presenters including his or her spouse/partner. All speakers, panel members, planning committee members, moderators and persons making introductions must complete and sign the disclosure form. All forms are due no later than two weeks prior to the program in order to ensure full compliance. Click here for Online Disclosure Form.

Speaker Attendee Credit

 Learning from Teaching credit may be claimed by faculty physicians for academic endeavors in both undergraduate medical education (UME) and graduate medical education (GME), or for learning gained in the experience of being a CME speaker. Learn more here.

Click here for Learning from Teaching Claim Form for CME "Faculty Credit"

Syllabus Material
CME participant surveys and evaluations we’ve received indicate that participants greatly appreciate a comprehensive syllabus. Suggested items for inclusion in the course syllabus are:

  • The objectives of your presentation
  • Extended outline of your presentation, and/or
  • A copy of your slide presentation

Please email your handout/slides to the meeting coordinator noted in your packet. Select your meeting coordinator’s name as “recipient.” The sooner we have your materials the more time we will have to review them; however, all handouts/materials are due no later than three weeks prior to your presentation. If you prefer to mail your material, please include a CD in PowerPoint or Word format.

Guidelines for Presentations

All presentations must be balanced and free from bias, following the guidelines set forth by the FDA, the AMA and ACCME. Please view the Policy on Content and Format under the Best Practices section of our website for detailed information.

Speaker Document Checklist

Document Deadline Means of Return
Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships 2 weeks prior to presentation Fax or Mail to: Activity Coordinator
Syllabus Material (prepared according to guidelines) 3 weeks prior to presentation Upload, Email or Mail to: Activity Coordinator


Contact Information

Phone: (317) 274-0104
Fax: (317) 274-5182

Mail: IU School of Medicine
        Division of CME
        410 W. 10th Street, HS 2100
        Indianapolis, IN 46202

Questions concerning forms or syllabus materials:
Contact the Activity Coordinator associated with the course.

Sending Large Files
From time to time you will need to send PowerPoint presentations and other documents to your Activity Coordinator. Our preferred way of receiving such items is via e-mail. If by chance you cannot do so because your file(s) is too large, we have alternative methods for receiving such files. Please contact your Activity Coordinator to learn how if you are unable to send a file via regular e-mail.

Division of Continuing Medical Education
410 W. 10th Street, HS 2100 | Indianapolis, IN 46202 | Phone: (317) 274-0104 | Fax: (317) 274-5182