AMSA Pharm-free Scorecard 2016
Liquid error: undefined method `respond_to_missing?' for #<Liquid::Strainer:0x00000006f6a490> University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix
City: Phoenix State: AZ

Updates: This institution's COI policies were evaluated on Jun-11-2014.

This institution's policies were found via online web searches for the 2016 Scorecard. They were last updated prior to their review for the 2014 Scorecard.

Gifts pie3

No industry-funded gifts of any nature or value allowed. This is included for both faculty, staff and trainees.

[Domain Location: Policy 1, p 2]
Meals pie3

No industry-funded meals of any nature or value allowed.

[Domain Location: Policy 1, p 3]
Industry-funded promotional speaking relationships (not ACCME-accredited) pie3

All members of the faculty are strongly discouraged from participating in speaker bureaus or similar speaking arrangements AND the policy effectively ensures that the talk is not promotional in nature and that industry has no role in determining or approv

[Domain Location: Policy 1, pgs. 2-3]
Industry-support of ACCME-accredited CME pie1

Industry support can be accepted as long as ACCME standards are followed. The policy mentions that funds must be placed in general designated accounts that are administered by departments/divisions and not individual faculty. However, this is not as stron

[Domain Location: Policy 1, p 3]
Attendance of industry-sponsored promotional events pie2

Attendance allowed (without any statement discouraging attendance) but attendees cannot accept industry compensation, including the defraying of costs.

[Domain Location: Policy 1, p 2]
Industry-supported scholarships and awards pie2

Industry may provide scholarships for meeting attendance, but it may not participate in the selection of attendees.

[Domain Location: Policy 1, p 3]
Ghostwriting and honorary authorships pie3

Ghostwriting and honorary authorship are prohibited.

[Domain Location: Policy 1, p 3; Policy 2, p 9]
Consulting and advising relationships pie2

All consulting and advising relationships are allowed but there are safeguards in place to clarify the relationship as legitimate employment, including prior approval by a supervisor.

[Domain Location: Policy 2, p 3]
Access of pharmaceutical sales representatives pie2

Pharmaceutical representatives are allowed to meet with faculty but the meetings must take place only in non-patient care areas and the meetings must take place by appointment only.

[Domain Location: Policy 1, p 2]
Access of medical device representatives pie3

While access by device manufacturer representatives is permitted in patient care areas by appointment for in-service training of clinical equipment or devices already purchased, representatives are also allowed in patient care areas for the evaluation of

[Domain Location: Policy 1, p 2]
Conflict of interest disclosure pie2

Internal disclosure is required annually.

[Domain Location: Policy 1, p 4; Policy 2]
COI curriculum pie2

All students, trainees and staff receive training on COIs.

[Domain Location: Policy 1, p 4]
Extension of COI policies to community affiliates pie2

Full-time faculty/staff must comply with the COI policy 'regardless of when and where the activities occur.' However, volunteer faculty and students/trainees are not mentioned.

[Domain Location: Policy 2, pgs. 3 and 10]
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, p 9]
What the results mean...
3Model policy
2Good progress toward model policy
1No policy, or policy unlikely to have a substantial effect on behavior