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The CEPD Office is committed to offering high quality Continuing Medical Education and Faculty Development in accordance with the guidelines and policies listed below.

The CEPD Office is equally committed to developing CPD that is aligned with the ‘National standard for support of accredited CPD activities‘ which is committed to addressing the educational needs of physicians and other health care providers in order to improve the health care of patients and safeguarding the integrity of accredited CPD activities from the influence of sponsoring organizations that could lead to bias.

NOSM Policies

Conflict of Interest (COI) with Commercial Entities Policy (2013)

CEPD Office Privacy Protocol (2008)

CEPD Protocol on Relationships with Industry

CEPD Refund and Cancellation Protocol (2014)

Professionalism for Clinical Faculty Policy (2012)

Academic Freedom and Integrity of Research (2013)

Clinical Teaching Compensation Plan (2007)


Standards Outlined by:

Canadian Medical Association, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, and College of Physicians of Canada

National Standard for Support of Accredited CPD Activities  (2017)

CFPC Understanding Mainpro+ Certification (2020)

CMA Guidelines for Physicians in Interactions with Industry (2007)


Innovative Medicines Canada

Innovative Medicines Code of Ethical Practices (2020)


Privacy and Copyright

Canadian Copyright Act

Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (2016)

Laurentian University: Intellectual Property Rights Policy (2016)