CME Policies & Procedures

About Our CME Program CME Policies & Procedures
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About Our CME Program CME Policies & Procedures

Experts in NYU School of Medicine’s continuing medical education (CME) office are committed to providing the highest quality professional education to physicians and other healthcare providers. The following policies and procedures guide us in our efforts to achieve that goal. 

Code of Conduct

Our code of conduct applies to all CME registrants, speakers, vendors, media representatives, commentators, exhibitors, sponsors, and volunteers. We actively enforce this code during each event and take violations seriously.

Disclosure Statement

Our CME program adheres to Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) essential areas and policies, including its Standards for Commercial Support. We require the disclosure of any relevant financial relationships during the planning process to ensure the resolution of any identified conflicts of interest. Faculty and commercial relationships or discussion of unlabeled or unapproved use of any drug, device, or procedure by the faculty will be fully disclosed during any activity. Read more in our disclosure policy

Refund Policy

Submit your request for a refund of course fees of more than $75 no later than 7 days before the course start date. No refunds will be issued for cancellations or no-shows after that time. To request a refund, email A $75 administrative fee will be deducted. Registration is nontransferable.

Course Cancellation Policy

If a course is canceled because of inclement weather, insufficient enrollment, or any other reason, NYU School of Medicine refunds registration fees in full. If enrollment is insufficient, our office cancels the class as soon as possible, usually at least two weeks in advance. NYU School of Medicine’s CME office is not responsible for costs incurred by registrants associated with airfare, hotel, or other nonrefundable expenses.

Additional Policy Documents

The following policy documents about a variety of CME program topics are relevant to course directors. Those that also apply to participants or exhibitors are noted in parentheses.

  • CME Commercial Exhibits Policy (also for exhibitors)
  • CME Content Validation Policy
  • CME Disclosure Policy (also for participants)
  • CME Educational Planning Policy
  • CME Faculty Honoraria Policy
  • CME Faculty Reimbursement Policy
  • CME Glossary of Terms
  • CME Joint Sponsorship Policy
  • CME Live Course Pricing 
  • CME Social Events Policy
  • Policy on CME Commercial Support (also for participants)
  • Policy on Enduring CME Materials
  • Policy on the Collection and Resolution of Conflicts of Interest
  • Regularly Scheduled Series (RSS) Policy