AMSA Pharm-free Scorecard 2016
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City: Rochester State: MN

Updates: This institution's COI policies were evaluated on Jun-14-2014.

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

Policy prohibits all personal gifts from industry.

[Domain Location: Policy 2, p18]
Meals pie1

Policy allows industry funding for meals only for 'bona fide educational meetings'. 'Modest meals' are allowed for business meetings.

[Domain Location: Policy 2, p18]
Industry-funded promotional speaking relationships (not ACCME-accredited) pie2

The policy prohibits speakers' bureaus and other promotional talks, but does not state that industry must have no role in determining content.

[Domain Location: Policy 4 IMAP, p 77]
Industry-support of ACCME-accredited CME pie1

The policy refers to the guidelines set by the ACCME as their only stipulations for industry funding of CMEs

[Domain Location: Policy 1, p19]
Attendance of industry-sponsored promotional events pie1

[Domain Location: No policy]
Industry-supported scholarships and awards pie2

The policy allows industry funding only through unrestricted, competitive awards with the recipient selected by the school.

[Domain Location: Policy 4 IMAP, p82]
Ghostwriting and honorary authorships pie3

The policy prohibits ghostwriting.

[Domain Location: Policy 4 IMAP, p 77;]
Consulting and advising relationships pie3

The policy prohibits consulting for marketing purposes and requires review of activities.

[Domain Location: Policy 4 IMAP, p 76-77]
Access of pharmaceutical sales representatives pie2

The policy allows sales representatives to be present but requires both appointments and that the meeting take place in non-patient areas.

[Domain Location: Policy 3, p4-6]
Access of medical device representatives pie3

The policy permits medical device representatives in patient care areas only for legitimate reasons not related to marketing, such as providing necessary technical assistance and/or training on devices or other equipment already purchased.

[Domain Location: Policy 3, p4-6]
Conflict of interest disclosure pie2

The policy requires internal disclosure to the institution but insufficient public disclosure of COI.

[Domain Location: Policy 1, p 8]
COI curriculum pie2

A COI curriculum is required, but the available materials were insufficient to demonstrate the comprehensiveness of the curriculum.

[Domain Location: Policy 5]
Extension of COI policies to community affiliates pie3

The policy applies to all staff and students in all settings.

[Domain Location: Policy 1, p22; Policy 3, p2]
Enforcement and Sanctions of Policies pie3

The policy identifies a party responsible for enforcement and the existence of sanctions for noncompliance.

[Domain Location: Policy 1, p 5-7]
What the results mean...
3Model policy
2Good progress toward model policy
1No policy, or policy unlikely to have a substantial effect on behavior