AMSA Pharm-free Scorecard 2016
Liquid error: undefined method `respond_to_missing?' for #<Liquid::Strainer:0x00000006f6a490> State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
City: Brooklyn State: NY

Updates: This institution's COI policies were evaluated on May-31-2014.

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

Gifts are generally prohibited, but certain 'low cost' educational gifts are allowed when distributed by a central administering unit.

[Domain Location: Policy 4, p 45]
Meals pie2

No industry-funded meals of any nature or value allowed except in the context of industry funded ACCME-accredited CME

[Domain Location: Policy 5, p 46]
Industry-funded promotional speaking relationships (not ACCME-accredited) pie2

Participation industry-sponsored speakers bureaus is strongly discouraged but not prohibited

[Domain Location: Policy 5, p 45]
Industry-support of ACCME-accredited CME pie2

A central office for CME manages all industry payments related to CME courses: 'All requests for industry support of CME and receipt of funds for CME activity are coordinated and overseen by the CME Office.'

[Domain Location: Policy 5, p 45]
Attendance of industry-sponsored promotional events pie2

Trainees are prohibited from attending non-ACCME industry educational events, but there is no similar policy for faculty. Neither faculty nor trainees may accept industry reimbursement for travel or other remuneration for attendance at such events.

[Domain Location: Policy 4, p 45]
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: Policy 4, p 46]
Ghostwriting and honorary authorships pie3

'Trainees are prohibited from allowing their professional presentations of any kind, oral or written, to be ghostwritten by any party, industry or otherwise.'

[Domain Location: Policy 4, p 46]
Consulting and advising relationships pie1

No policy provided.

[Domain Location: Policy 5, p ]
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. All meetings with trainees must be supervised by faculty.

[Domain Location: Policy 4, p 46]
Access of medical device representatives pie1

No policy provided.

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Conflict of interest disclosure pie3

'Faculty working with students either in the clinical venue or elsewhere on campus shall disclose any and all industry financial obligations to students. When making presentations to students on topics for which they receive industry support such faculty

[Domain Location: Policy 6 , p 85; Policy 1, p 7]
COI curriculum pie1

No policy provided.

[Domain Location: ]
Extension of COI policies to community affiliates pie2

'To the extent that certain interactions with industry are limited or prohibited within the institution, they are also prohibited off-site and these policies will apply to residents and fellows in SUNY Downstate programs at all training facilities'

[Domain Location: Policy 4, p 44 ]
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 4, p 46]
What the results mean...
3Model policy
2Good progress toward model policy
1No policy, or policy unlikely to have a substantial effect on behavior