BOX 5-2Example of a Solicitation of Industry Support (Educational Grants) for a Large Accredited Continuing Medical Education Program

Several support levels are listed below. Please note that educational support is appreciated at any dollar level. Please contact our office for further details. We appreciate that our supporters recognize the need for [the organization] to maintain authority and autonomy in decisions regarding program format, content, and faculty.

Cornerstone Supporter

Total: $195,000

Foundation Supporter

Total: $135,000

Leadership Supporter

Total: $80,000

Satellite Symposia

Open to Cornerstone and Foundation Supporters

      1 Breakfast SymposiumFee: $15,000
      1 Lunch SymposiumFee: $20,000
      1 Breakfast SymposiumFee: $15,000
      1 Lunch SymposiumFee: $20,000
      1 Breakfast SymposiumFee: $15,000

Symposium fee includes:

  • Program listing on the [meeting] website, linking to the program provider’s online registration site for the satellite symposium.
  • Program listing and schedule in the meeting materials distributed to all meeting attendees.
  • One complimentary email to the preregistration mailing list for use in promotion of the satellite symposium.
  • One time complimentary use of the preregistration mailing list for use in promotion of the satellite symposium (restrictions apply).
  • One insert into the delegate literature bag for use in promotion of the satellite symposium.

SOURCE: Excerpted from Oncology Congress, 2008, 2009.

From: 5, Conflicts of Interest in Medical Education

Cover of Conflict of Interest in Medical Research, Education, and Practice
Conflict of Interest in Medical Research, Education, and Practice.
Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on Conflict of Interest in Medical Research, Education, and Practice; Lo B, Field MJ, editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2009.
Copyright © 2009, National Academy of Sciences.

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