AMSA Pharm-free Scorecard 2016
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City: Columbia State: MO

Updates: This institution's COI policies were evaluated on May-21-2014.

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 pie2

Small token gifts up to $5.00 in value are allowed, up to a maximum of $75.00 per year per vendor. However, the policy also states that 'it is strongly advised that no form of personal gift from industry be accepted under any circumstances to avoid even t

[Domain Location: 5, p4]
Meals pie2

Small meals up to $5.00 in value are allowed, up to a maximum of $75.00 per year per vendor. However, the policy also states that 'it is strongly advised that no form of personal gift [including meals] from industry be accepted under any circumstances to

[Domain Location: 5, p4]
Industry-funded promotional speaking relationships (not ACCME-accredited) pie2

Speakers bureau participation is not encouraged but it is not prohibited. However, content must be determined by the speaker, not the sponsor.

[Domain Location: Email communication]
Industry-support of ACCME-accredited CME pie1

The CME Office oversees commercial support of CME courses. However, industry funding is not required to go through the CME Office, and may be managed by other University accounts.

[Domain Location: 2, p1]
Attendance of industry-sponsored promotional events pie2

Attendance allowed but attendees cannot accept industry reimbursement for travel or other remuneration. While not overtly discouraging such attendance, the policy states that 'Medical staff should evaluate very carefully their own participation in meeting

[Domain Location: 5, p4]
Industry-supported scholarships and awards pie2

Industry may provide scholarships to students and trainees for meeting attendance, but it may not participate in the selection of attendees, and all funds must be provided to the university and not directly to the trainee

[Domain Location: 5, p5]
Ghostwriting and honorary authorships pie3

Ghostwriting and honorary authorship are strictly prohibited

[Domain Location: 5, p3]
Consulting and advising relationships pie1

The Compliance Review Committee reviews outside activities (eg., consulting) after the fact and there is no explicit requirement that contracts include clear deliverables and fair market compensation.

[Domain Location: 5, p3]
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: 6, p2]
Access of medical device representatives pie2

Medical device reps must have appointments and must register before entering patient care areas. However, there is no clear restriction of their roles to technical assistance and in-service training.

[Domain Location: 6, p3]
Conflict of interest disclosure pie2

Disclosure of financial relationships is required both internally and must be posted on a public website. While there is no requirement of disclosure directly to trainees, the policy states that 'Workforce members with supervisory responsibilities for stu

[Domain Location: 5, p3]
COI curriculum pie3

A comprehensive COI curriculum is required for medical students.

[Domain Location: 3, 12]
Extension of COI policies to community affiliates pie3

The policy applies to all faculties, including adjunct. It applies at all locations, both on-site and off-site.

[Domain Location: Email communication]
Enforcement and Sanctions of Policies pie3

A Compliance Review Committee determines if there are conflicts of interest.

[Domain Location: 5, p3]
What the results mean...
3Model policy
2Good progress toward model policy
1No policy, or policy unlikely to have a substantial effect on behavior