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Guidelines & Forms


General & CME Credit

Sponsorship/Co-Sponsorship (pdf) - 1 page
Describes the process for obtaining institutional sponsorship/co-sponsorship of scientific and clinical meetings. Explains responsibilities and expectations once sponsorship is obtained.

CME Credit Only

Major Educational Conference (pdf) - 11 pages
Explains the three-step process for requesting institutional sponsorship and obtaining CME credit for an educational conference. CME/Conference Management requires signature, date, printed name and department on these guidelines.

Enduring Materials (pdf) - 11pages
Explains the five-step process for requesting institutional sponsorship and obtaining CME credit for educational (enduring) materials such as printed, recorded, computer-assisted instructional products and Internet programs. CME/Conference Management requires signature and date on these guidelines.

On-Site Requirements (pdf) - 2 pages
Summarizes institutional CME positions and requirements to ensure compliance with ACCME and AMA guidelines as well as with MD Anderson policy. CME/Conference Management requires certification that these guidelines are followed.

ACCME Standards for Commercial Support (pdf) - 3 pages
Describes appropriate behavior of accredited sponsors in planning, designing, implementing, and evaluating certified CME activities from which commercial support is received.

Regularly Scheduled Conferences (pdf) - 7 pages
Describes the program requirements and procedures for providing CME activities that maintain, develop or increase the knowledge, skills and professional performance of the intended physician audience.


General & CME Credit

Please call CME/Conference Management at (713) 792-5357 to obtain current copies of the two forms below:

  • Application for Major Educational Conference
  • Application for Enduring Materials

CME Credit Only

CME Program Support Agreement (pdf) - 2 pages
This form is required when an educational activity receives funding from commercial companies.

Forms - Submission Instructions

Mail completed application or agreement to:

CME/Conference Management - Unit 1381
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
PO Box 301439
Houston, TX 77230-1439

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