AMSA Pharm-free Scorecard 2016
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City: Milwaukee State: WI

Updates: This institution's COI policies were evaluated on Apr-15-2014.

This institution's policies were found via online web searches for the 2014 Scorecard. No policies were provided by the institution and no updates were found via online web searches for the 2016 Scorecard.

Gifts pie2

Gifts are prohibited (including textbooks). However, informational materials published under a peer review process are allowed. To score a top grade, journal articles are not acceptable gifts.

[Domain Location: Policy 2, page 1-2]
Meals pie2

Meals are prohibited, but allowed in connection with ACCME-accredited programing.

[Domain Location: Policy 2, page 3]
Industry-funded promotional speaking relationships (not ACCME-accredited) pie3

Industry sponsored speaking is allowed only in the context of ACCME accredited events, which are by definition incompatible with speakers bureaus.

[Domain Location: Policy 2, page 4]
Industry-support of ACCME-accredited CME pie1

The policy states that commercial support is accepted as long as compliant with ACCME standards, but funding is not required to go through a central office, and can go directly to departments or divisions.

[Domain Location: Policy 2, page 3]
Attendance of industry-sponsored promotional events pie3

The policy states that covered persons should only participate in industry-funded educational programs that are ACCME-accredited. They also are not allowed to accept compensation for attendance.

[Domain Location: Policy 2, page 3]
Industry-supported scholarships and awards pie2

A central authority within department or division has oversight of the funds, determining the individual who receives the support and how to expend the funds. There is no quid pro quo to the industry funder.

[Domain Location: Policy 2, page 4]
Ghostwriting and honorary authorships pie3

Ghostwriting is forbidden.

[Domain Location: Policy 3]
Consulting and advising relationships pie2

Policy states that prior approval for consulting contracts to conduct research or endorse the marketing of a product is required. The proposed activity must be written and reviewed individuals, such as the department chairperson, dean, and others.

[Domain Location: Policy 1, page 2]
Access of pharmaceutical sales representatives pie2

Pharmaceutical sales representatives are permitted in non-patient care areas by appointment.

[Domain Location: Policy 2, page 2-3]
Access of medical device representatives pie3

Medical device representatives are permitted in non-patient care areas to provide in-service training for equipment already purchased and to educate on new equipment for possible purchase. These meetings must take place by appointment. Additionally, they

[Domain Location: Policy 2, page 2-3]
Conflict of interest disclosure pie2

Disclosure of financial relationships that constitute a COI is required internally to the institution on an annual basis.

[Domain Location: Policy 1, page 3; Policy 2, page 4]
COI curriculum pie1

No policy provided.

[Domain Location: No policy provided]
Extension of COI policies to community affiliates pie3

The policy applies to all employees and trainees regardless of where they work.

[Domain Location: Policy 2, page 1-2]
Enforcement and Sanctions of Policies pie3

There is a party responsible for general oversight to ensure compliance with COI policies and there are sanctions for noncompliance.

[Domain Location: Policy 2, page 4]
What the results mean...
3Model policy
2Good progress toward model policy
1No policy, or policy unlikely to have a substantial effect on behavior