CPME (European Doctors Standing Committee)

The CPME is a policy-making organization comprised of medical associations throughout Europe, representing approximately 27 national medical associations and 9 associated international associations. The IMA has held observer status since 2003, participates in annual meetings and also contributes and responds to policy papers issued by the organization. Additionally, the IMA is an active member in the Conscientious Objection, Health Inequalities and Task Shifting work groups. At the General Assembly and Board meetings of October 2007, the CPME officially adopted a statement on Academic Boycotts, which was initiated by the IMA.