AMSA Pharm-free Scorecard 2016
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City: Jackson State: MS

Updates: This institution's COI policies were evaluated on Jun- 3-2014.

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 pie1

Non-cash gifts worth up to $50 per occurrence are permitted; however, residents and fellows may not accept any gifts or meals.

[Domain Location: Policy 3, p 2; Policy 6, p 1]
Meals pie2

'Modest' meals are permitted if provided 'for educational or scientific exchange.' Such 'informational presentations' must coordinated in advance.

[Domain Location: Policy 3, p 2]
Industry-funded promotional speaking relationships (not ACCME-accredited) pie2

Participation in speakers bureaus is permitted but there is some regulation: 'Speakers should ensure that the terms of the arrangements are set in advance and set forth in writing and must be pre-approved by the Office of Integrity and Compliance.'

[Domain Location: Policy 3, p 3]
Industry-support of ACCME-accredited CME pie2

Educational grants provided through industry representatives should be addressed to the UMMC and specified for individual departments. They should not be provided directly not to an individual (or department). Educational grants should be coordinated thr

[Domain Location: Policy 3, p 5; Policy 1, p 2]
Attendance of industry-sponsored promotional events pie2

Attendance is allowed but attendees cannot accept industry reimbursement for travel or other remuneration in the absence of an FDA-mandated training need or a formal consulting agreement.

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

'Vendor sponsorship of GME educational activities should take place under the unrestricted grants and gifts only. An unrestricted grant or gift is one that is given to a UMMC department or program in which the donor(s) have specifically identified their i

[Domain Location: Policy 6, p 1]
Ghostwriting and honorary authorships pie1

No policy provided

[Domain Location: ]
Consulting and advising relationships pie2

Consulting arrangements must include fair market compensation for specific services where compensation reflects time and effort and where expected work products are defined in advance in a written contract.

[Domain Location: Policy 3, p 4]
Access of pharmaceutical sales representatives pie2

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

[Domain Location: Policy 3, p 1]
Access of medical device representatives pie3

Device reps must have an appointment and obtain a badge before entering patient care areas, and their roles are specified as being for 'assisting the patient care team for a specific clinical situation or ... repairing or servicing equipment.'

[Domain Location: Policy 3, p ]
Conflict of interest disclosure pie2

Annual disclosure of financial relationships that constitute a conflict of interest is required of all faculty researchers. However, disclosure to students or trainees is not required.

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

'Programs should provide training to residents and fellows on vendor relations and conflicts of interest, including reference to this policy and other relevant institutional policies.'

[Domain Location: Policy 6, p 2]
Extension of COI policies to community affiliates pie2

All faculty, including part-time and non-salaried, must comply with the COI disclosure policies.

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