AMSA Pharm-free Scorecard 2016
Liquid error: undefined method `respond_to_missing?' for #<Liquid::Strainer:0x00000006f6a490> Drexel University College of Medicine
City: Philadelphia State: PA

Updates: This institution's COI policies were evaluated on Apr-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 pie2

Gifts allowed if worth $10 or less; and textbooks are allowed as gifts, even if above $100.

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Meals pie2

Meals cannot be accepted from industry salespeople. For CME courses, 'Commercial supporters cannot purchase food (breakfast, lunch, dinner, or refreshments) directly or make arrangements with the restaurant or caterer. Instead, the supporter must provide

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

Participation in speakers bureaus is 'highly discouraged'. If a faculty has a 'legitimate reason' to participate, prior approval from the department chair is required.

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Industry-support of ACCME-accredited CME pie2

All support for CME activities must be in the form of an unrestricted educational grant made directly to either the DUCoM Office of CME or its approved designee.

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Attendance of industry-sponsored promotional events pie2

'DUCOM Professionals shall not accept funds directly from Industry for the purpose of attending conferences or meetings in a passive capacity.'

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Industry-supported scholarships and awards pie2

Grants for attending conferences are accepted as long as the department faculty chooses the trainees to receive the funds.

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Ghostwriting and honorary authorships pie3

Ghostwriting is prohibited.

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Consulting and advising relationships pie2

All contracts must set forth compensation that is fair market value for services described.

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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.

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Access of medical device representatives pie2

Device reps are covered under the 'industry representatives' policy. There is no specific language requiring that activities be limited to technical assistance, but appointments are required.

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Conflict of interest disclosure pie3

Medical School lectures: Faculty shall disclose their COIs prior to each lecture to the medical students, residents and professional staff.' All financial relationships above $300 must be reported. In addition, faculty must make disclosures to the instit

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COI curriculum pie2

While, one policy discusses COI instruction for housestaff, that is not applicable for Scorecard purposes. Policy 4 states that medical students receive education on industry interactions.

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Extension of COI policies to community affiliates pie3

'These guidelines apply to all DUCoM Professionals. They apply to all venues and activities on and off campus. If this Policy is more restrictive than other DUCoM conflict of interest policies and procedures, this Policy shall control. They apply to non-f

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Enforcement and Sanctions of Policies pie3

Dean or designee responsible for enforcing, and those not complying with policy will be subject to sanctions.

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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