Privacy and Confidentiality Policy

The Office of Continuing Medical Education adheres to Boston University's Information Security Policy and the Conditions of Use and Policy on Computing Ethics .

Data gathered from participants who subscribe to Boston University School of Medicine's (BUSM) Continuing Medical Education (CME) e-mail listserv or who participate in BUSM CME Internet-Based CME program is confidential.

Individual identifiable information is not shared with outside parties. Cumulative data may be analyzed by CME personnel, and upon occasion, by individuals external to BUSM CME, in order to determine trends.


Special Services
To request reasonable accommodations for disabilities, please notify the Office of Continuing Medical Education, in writing, at least two weeks prior to the start of the conference.


Dietary Needs
Barry M. Manuel Continuing Medical Education Office will work to accommodate dietary requests (including, but not limited to: kosher, vegetarian, low-cholesterol, and low-sodium meals) received, in writing, at least two weeks prior to the start of the conference.
 

Substitution/Cancellations
Substitutions may be made at any time without an additional charge. Refunds will be issued for all cancellations received two weeks prior to the start of the conference. Should cancellation occur less than two weeks prior, a credit towards another course will be issued, not a refund. An administrative fee will be charged for all refunds and credits. (Administrative fees vary based on conference. Please see specific conference registration page for correct fee.) “No shows” are subject to the full conference fee. Cancellations/substitutions must be made IN WRITING. No refunds or credits will be issued once the conference has started. This conference is subject to change and/or cancellation.
 

Disclosure Policy
It is the policy of Barry M. Manuel Continuing Medical Education Office, that faculty disclose to program participants any real or apparent conflict of interest. In addition, faculty are asked to disclose any discussion pertaining to the unapproved use of pharmaceuticals and devices.

If you ever feel this policy has not been adhered to, please use this form to contact us know immediately.

For any concerns that cannot be resolved with BU CME/CNE directly, please follow the complaint resolution process outlined on the State Authorization & Distance Education Website: http://www.bu.edu/state-authorization.

 

Copyright & Disclaimer

BU’s Copyright Violation Notification Process

It is illegal and a violation of Boston University policy to download or upload copyrighted materials unless you have permission from the copyright holder or one of the limited exceptions under the U.S. Copyright Act applies (e.g., fair use). It is copyright infringement.

Disclaimer:
THESE MATERIALS AND ALL OTHER MATERIALS PROVIDED IN CONJUNCTION WITH CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION ACTIVITIES ARE INTENDED SOLELY FOR PURPOSES OF SUPPLEMENTING CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS FOR QUALIFIED HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS. ANYONE USING THE MATERIALS ASSUMES FULL RESPONSIBILITY AND ALL RISK FOR THEIR APPROPRIATE USE. TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS WHATSOEVER REGARDING THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, CURRENTNESS, NONINFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF THE MATERIALS. IN NO EVENT WILL TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY BE LIABLE TO ANYONE FOR ANY DECISION MADE OR ACTION TAKEN IN RELIANCE ON THE MATERIALS. IN NO EVENT SHOULD THE INFORMATION IN THE MATERIALS BE USED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL CARE.