AMSA Pharm-free Scorecard 2016
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City: Memphis State: TN

Updates: This institution's COI policies were evaluated on May-16-2014.

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

Soliciting or accepting personal gifts or the use of gifts, gratuities, and favors from industry representatives is not allowed'

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Meals pie2

'UTHSC personnel may not accept meals or other gratuities supplied directly by industry;' however, meals are allowed in the context of accredited CME activities.

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Industry-funded promotional speaking relationships (not ACCME-accredited) pie2

Although faculty may give industry-funded talks, and may use company slides, they are 'strongly discouraged' from participating in 'controlled speakers bureaus.'

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Industry-support of ACCME-accredited CME pie1

CME programming is overseen by the Office of Continuing Medical Education. However, educational partners can interact directly with industry sponsors.

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Attendance of industry-sponsored promotional events pie2

'UTHSC personnel may not accept compensation or defrayment of cost from industry sources simply for attending a continuing education event or other activity if the individual is not speaking or a course participant.'

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Industry-supported scholarships and awards pie2

'Industry may not provide grants or awards directly to trainees. Industry may award money to the 'University for such an award, but the selection of the trainee remains a UT and Departmental function.'

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Ghostwriting and honorary authorships pie3

The validity of formally committed words of faculty whether in print, electronic, or recorded is essential to the integrity of the professions of health care and education. No faculty should ever accept authorship of material ghost written by ind

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Consulting and advising relationships pie2

Faculty may not be paid for consulting unless duties are spelled out.

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Access of pharmaceutical sales representatives pie1

Faculty may meet with pharmaceutical sales reps at their discretion, as long as the meeting is not in a public area. Access to trainees should be in the 'general presence' of faculty.

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Access of medical device representatives pie3

Medical device representatives must be credentialed and are allowed in patient care areas ' for any patient care activities, but there is no requirement appointments.

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Conflict of interest disclosure pie2

All employees must disclose 'outside interests' annually.

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COI curriculum pie1

They have no COI curriculum.

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Extension of COI policies to community affiliates pie2

The COI policy applies to all faculty and trainees in all health care settings, on and off campus. Part time faculty are covered when they represent the university.

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Enforcement and Sanctions of Policies pie3

The UTHSC Finance and Operations office has responsibility for oversight and enforcement.

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What the results mean...
3Model policy
2Good progress toward model policy
1No policy, or policy unlikely to have a substantial effect on behavior