As a medical education company that essentially breaks even each CME event, We think there needs to be continued commercial support for CME.  There simply are too many new advances and not enough educational opportunities.

A big stream of money from drug industry to doctors remains hidden, despite efforts to increase disclosure of industry influence. The American Medical Association, the biggest Washington lobby for doctors, wants to keep it that way.

Source: Doctors lobby to keep lid of secrecy on industry payments for medical education – The Boston Globe