As a sponsor accredited by the ACCME, the Department of Continuing Education of Christian Medical and Dental Associations, must insure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its sponsored educational activities.
All faculty and planning committee members participating in this CME Symposium were asked to disclose the following:
- The names of proprietary entities producing health care goods or services, with the exemption of non-profit or government organizations and non-health related companies with which they or their spouse/partner have, or have had, a relevant financial relationship within the past 12 months. For this purpose, we consider the relevant financial relationships of your spouse/partner that they are aware to be theirs;
- To describe what they or their spouse/partner received (ex: salary, honorarium etc.);
- To describe their role;
- To disclose that there was no relevant or financial relationships.
The CMDA CE Review Committee of John Pierce, MD, Chair; Jeff Amstutz, DDS; Lindsey Clarke, MD; Mike Chupp, MD; Stan Cobb, DDS; Gary Goforth, MD; Elizabeth Heredia, MD; Mary Hermiz, BSN, MSN, EdD (recused); Curtis High, DDS; Bruce MacFadyen, MD; Dale Michels, MD; Shawn Morehead, MD; Michael O’Callaghan, DDS; Jonathan Spenn, DMD; and Richard Voet, MD do not have any relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.