Continuing Medical Education

FAQ for CME Faculty Presenters

The IU School of Medicine Continuing Medical Education team is responsible for CME content and reviews speakers’ content prior to the activity. All speakers must sign a faculty compliance statement. All speakers must sign a disclosure form of relevant financial relationships. A chart of speakers’ financial disclosures is distributed at each CME course. For more information on CME content, financial disclosures, and resolving conflicts of interest, please reference the Statement on Content Objectivity and CME Expectations pages.

For honoraria payments of $1,000 or less, an original signed DV Payee Certification form is requires as well as an original or copy of W-9 form (completed and signed) and an ACH Authorization form (optional).

For honoraria payments above $1,000 but less than $5,000, in advance of the event, the speaker must complete the Vendor Information Packet with includes a W-9 and DV Payee Certification form, unless the person is already on file as a purchase order vendor. A copy of the letter or email sent to the speaker to arrange for presentation, which must include a statement about the agreed upon dollar amount of the honorarium.

No later than two weeks prior to the event date.

At least three weeks in advance of the event date.

Users should obtain permission from the copyright owner (usually the first author of journal articles). For more information on copyrights, please visit the IU Copyright Center.

To download forms, access guidelines or view other information pertaining to speakers, contact the meeting coordinator noted in your speaker letter.

Please contact the CME office at 317-274-0104 or email CME’s Assistant Director Kim Denny at for information and assistance.