This article summarizes a joint presentation by John F. Kamp, Ph.D., J.D., Partner, Wiley, Rein & Fielding and
Linda Casebeer, Ph.D., Associate Professor, CME at the University of Alabama School of
The speakers offered a point-counterpoint assessment of ACCME's draft Standards for
Commercial Support (SCS) and its effect on the partnership between accredited CME
providers and pharmaceutical supporters.