Featured Conference

Annual Continuing Medical Education
June 9 – 10, 2005 * Princeton, NJ

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For the past 3 years, The Center for Business Intelligence has brought together the industry’s leading experts in CME for an interactive, educational two-day conference. On June 9-10, 2005 in Princeton, NJ, CBI promises to continue this tradition at its Annual Continuing Medical Education Conference by adding more interactivity and industry perspectives to this already esteemed event. Learn how to maximize your CME involvement in compliance with the final Standards for Commercial Support, build relationships with CME providers and partners and hear from healthcare providers on their views of CME.


Leaders in the industry sit down and discuss the biggest issues in CME and answer your questions directly. Some topics currently being researched for the 2005 event are:


  • The role of medical societies in CME ? Learn how to work together and decipher if these programs more credible to healthcare providers?

  • Expectations of a provider

  • Healthcare providers’ perspective of CME

  • The role of  marketing in CME

  • How to draft grant requests that meet guidelines

  • Establish a means to measure ROI

  • Implement SOPs in accordance with the finalized ACCME standards for commercial support

  • Testing “new” CME approaches

  • Deciphering relationships between pharma and CME providers

Keynote Presentation:

  • Bruce J. Bellande, Ph.D., Executive Director, Alliance for CME

Speakers Confirmed to Date:

  • Frederic S. Wilson, Manager, CME, Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals

  • Mary Katherine Krause, MS, CHE, Associate VP, Medical Affairs Administration, Dean’s Offc Rush Medical College/Offc of Medical Affairs, Rush University Medical Center

  • Sharyn S. Lee, RN, MS, CEO & President, Medical Education Broadcast Network

  • Jon A. Ukropec, Ph.D., Senior Manager, Professional Education Support, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals

  • Steven M. Passin, President, Steve Passin & Associates, LLC

  • Marc Wilenzick, Senior Corporate Counsel, Pfizer Inc

  • Michael S. Saxton, Facilitator & President, CME Best Practices

  • Marsha Stanton, Director, Medical Education, Purdue Pharma

  • Arnold I. Meyer, Ed.D., Accreditation and Education Specialist, Albert J. Finestone, M.D. Office for CME, Temple University School of Medicine

  • Michelle Dickinson-Moravek, CME Programs Specialist, Organon Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc

  • Tracy Rockney, JD, Senior Director, Regulatory Affairs, Shire Pharmaceuticals

  • Richard F Lamb, Director, Scientific Pubs, US Medical Research, Aventis Pharmaceuticals

  • Karen M. Overstreet EdD RPh FACME, President, Nexus Communications, Inc

  • Fredrick S. Bobrow, Director of Educational Technology, Department of Medical Education, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

  • Steven M. Passin, President, Steve Passin & Associates, LLC

  • Arnold I. Meyer, Ed.D., Accreditation and Education Specialist, Albert J. Finestone, M.D. Office for CME, Temple University School of Medicine

Hear What Some of Our Previous Attendees Have Said about CBI’s CME Conferences:

“This was an excellent timely conference with GREAT speakers! I learned so much. And the networking was one of the best parts.”
— Kristen Nelson, Marketing Manager
, Baxter Healthcare


“Great dialogue with some of the leaders in the CME enterprise, discussing the most pressing issues of the day.”
— Fred Wilson, Manager, CME,
Procter and Gamble Pharmaceuticals


“This year?s conference was extremely well designed and served an important purpose in bringing industry leaders together. Thanks for doing such great work?”
Ross Martin, Senior Manager, Business Technology, Pfizer


For more information or to register, please contact the Center for Business Intelligence toll free by phone at 1-800-817-8601 or via e-mail at cbireg@cbinet.com or visit the conference website.

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