CME Verification Form & Meeting Evaluation
2013 PAS Disclosure Submission Site
In accordance with
requirements of the Accreditation Council for Continuing
Medical Education (ACCME), The Pediatric Academic
Societies requires all individuals who are in a position
to control the content of a CME activity to disclose all
financial relationships with any commercial interest(s).
You are required to
complete ONE disclosure for the 2013 PAS
Annual Meeting that will encompass all
your participation roles.
You can return to
the disclosure site throughout the year
to keep your disclosure up-to-date.
Co-Authors: Save time in submitting
your abstract by having all co-authors
enter disclosure information directly
into the disclosure site. The contact
author may then link to the co-authors
disclosures using the co-authors name
and email provided during the disclosure
This activity has been planned and
implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and
Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing
Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship
of Tulane University Health Sciences Center and the
Pediatric Academic Societies. Tulane University Health
Sciences Center is accredited by the Accreditation
Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to
provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Tulane University Health Sciences Center and the Pediatric Academic
Societies present this activity for educational purposes
only and do not endorse any product, content of
presentation, or exhibit. Participants are expected to
utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged
in the practice of medicine. The content of the
presentations is provided solely by presenters who have
been selected because of their recognized expertise.
PAS programming is jointly sponsored
with Tulane University Health Sciences Center. All educational activities are implemented in
accordance with the ACCME Essential Areas and Elements,
ACCME Policies, and ACCME Standards for Commercial
Support to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and
Disclosure and COI Resolution Guidelines comply with the
ACCME Standards of Commercial Support
(SCS). The SCS describe
six Standards: (1) independence (2) resolution of
personal conflicts of interest (3) appropriate use of
commercial support (4) appropriate management of
associated commercial promotion (5) content and format
without commercial bias and (6) disclosures relevant to
potential commercial bias.
These updated Standards underscore continued
voluntary self-regulation by the
community, ensuring that physicians have opportunities
to engage in commercially unbiased life-long learning
facilitated by accredited providers.
The purpose of this policy is twofold:
 to establish guidelines and a mechanism for
identifying and resolving conflicts of interest in
educational activities as required in Standard 2 of the
PAS/Tulane CCE Policy and Procedures for Identifying and
Resolving Conflicts of Interest (COI), and  to be consistent with Tulane
University’s institutional policy for resolving
conflicts of commitment and interest.
of role, disclosure forms for Tulane faculty and staff
participating in a CME activity will be forwarded to the
university’s COI committee for review.
Any real or apparent conflicts of interest related to
the content of the presentation must be resolved prior
to participation and/or presentation.
To ensure that the content of your
presentation/participation promotes improvements or
quality in healthcare and avoids evidence of commercial
bias, we ask you to follow the
PAS/Tulane CCE Policy and
Procedure for Identifying and Resolving Conflicts of
Interest (COI) - (http://www.pas-meeting.org/2013DC/CME/Tulane
Disclosure and COI Policy 2011 v2_approved 6-5-ME.pdf).
Please pay special attention to the definitions of terms
in assessing your disclosure. Please
click here for examples.
Disclosure information will be compiled by the PAS and
accessible by all attendees during the meeting. Presenters
are required to convey to the audience all disclosures and/or unapproved or off-label
discussions disclosure information. Additionally,
will be informed by the following method(s):
Verbal announcement from the podium at the
beginning of the presentation
Noted on a presentation slide and displayed at the beginning of the
Visible notation on poster presentation
immediately following the poster title and
If you have any disclosure questions. please call the
Tulane CCE at 504-988-5466 or by email to
If you have any questions regarding the 2013 PAS Annual
Meeting please email