AMSA Pharm-free Scorecard 2016
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City: Morgantown State: WV

Updates: This institution's COI policies were evaluated on Jun- 2-2014.

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

Industry-funded gifts of any nature or value are prohibited. However, residents may accept gifts of textbooks.

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

No industry-funded meals of any nature or value allowed except in the case of off-campus, industry-funded accredited CME.

[Domain Location: Policy 1, p 2]
Industry-funded promotional speaking relationships (not ACCME-accredited) pie2

The policy allows faculty and staff to engage in industry-funded speaking, but expects some level of regulation with industry having no role in determining presentation content.

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

Industry support can be accepted with the only stipulation being that they must follow ACCME criteria.

[Domain Location: Policy 1, p 4]
Attendance of industry-sponsored promotional events pie2

Attendance allowed (without any statement discouraging attendance) but attendees cannot accept industry reimbursement for travel or other remuneration.

[Domain Location: Policy 1, p 4]
Industry-supported scholarships and awards pie2

Industry support to attend conferences or trainings is allowed, but there are one or more safeguards in place to ensure the funds are not used by the company to establish a marketing relationship with the trainee.

[Domain Location: Policy 1, p 5; Policy 3, p 1]
Ghostwriting and honorary authorships pie3

Ghostwriting and honorary authorship are strictly prohibited.

[Domain Location: Policy 1, p 6]
Consulting and advising relationships pie2

All consulting and advising relationships are allowed (limited to one working day per week) with safeguards in place to clarify the relationship as legitimate employment, including prior approval by a supervisor and payment for services commensurate to th

[Domain Location: Policy 1, p 2; Policy 4]
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 4]
Access of medical device representatives pie3

Access by device manufacturer representatives to patient care areas is permitted by invitation from a clinician. Interactions with faculty must be limited to assistance during 'clinical procedures involving a pertinent device.'

[Domain Location: Policy 1, p 4; Policy 3, p 1]
Conflict of interest disclosure pie2

Internal disclosure is required annually.

[Domain Location: Policy 1, pgs. 2-3]
COI curriculum pie2

All students and trainees receive training on COIs. However, no curriculum materials were provided.

[Domain Location: Policy 1, p 6; Policy 3, p 1]
Extension of COI policies to community affiliates pie1

No policy found.

[Domain Location: No policy found.]
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 1, p 6]
What the results mean...
3Model policy
2Good progress toward model policy
1No policy, or policy unlikely to have a substantial effect on behavior