J Contin Educ Health Prof 2021 Mar 16. Epub 2021 Mar 16.
Ms. Paton: Education Research Coordinator Continuing Professional Development, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, PhD Candidate, Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and Fellow, Centre for Ambulatory Care Education, Women's College Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Dr. Soleas: Director, Continuing Professional Development, Professional Development & Educational Scholarship, Faculty of Health Sciences, Queen's University, Kingston, Canada. Dr. Hodges: Executive Vice President Education & Chief Medical Officer, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Senior Fellow, Massey College, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and Senior Strategy Advisor, The AMS Phoenix Project, Toronto, Canada.
Abstract: Academic presentations in health professions continuing professional development (CPD) often begin with a declaration of real or potential conflicts utilizing a three-slide template or a similar standardized display. These declarations are required in some constituencies. The three-slide template and similar protocols exist to assure learners that the content that follows has been screened, is notionally bias free, and without financial or other influence that might negatively affect health provider behavior. Read More