Letters Section Editor: Robert M. Golub, MD, Senior Editor.
To the Editor: The study of Internet-based continuing medical education (CME) by Dr Fordis and colleagues1 incorporated principles of effective instructional design in both interventions and assessed physician behaviors as an outcome in education research. Unfortunately, this article demonstrates 2 flaws commonly found in education studies, both of which lead to results that defy meaningful interpretation.
Cook DA. Internet-Based Continuing Medical Education. JAMA. 2006;295(7):758-759. doi:10.1001/jama.295.7.758-a