AMSA Pharm-free Scorecard 2016
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City: Rootstown State: OH

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 pie2

The policy prohibits personal gifts but allows institutional gifts, including textbooks, which 'support the education, clinical or research missions' of the university.

[Domain Location: Policy 1, p3]
Meals pie2

The policy allows meals, but only if provided at industry-funded accredited CME events or when provided on-site as part of an indirect grant from industry.

[Domain Location: Policy 1, p5-6]
Industry-funded promotional speaking relationships (not ACCME-accredited) pie3

The policy allows participation in speakers' bureaus, but requires that information be prepared by the faculty member, and prohibits participation if the goal is to market the vendor's products.

[Domain Location: Policy 1, p10-12]
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 2, p1-5]
Attendance of industry-sponsored promotional events pie2

The policy allows attendance at all types of industry events, but attendees cannot accept industry reimbursement for travel or other remuneration.

[Domain Location: Policy 1, p6]
Industry-supported scholarships and awards pie2

Industry support for students to attend educational events is allowed, but the selection of recipients is to be done by the school, not the industry sponsor.

[Domain Location: Policy 1, p8-9]
Ghostwriting and honorary authorships pie3

The policy expressly forbids ghostwriting.

[Domain Location: Policy 1, p14]
Consulting and advising relationships pie2

The policy allows participation in consulting for marketing purposes, but requires contracts with clear deliverables at fair market value.

[Domain Location: Policy 1, p8-10]
Access of pharmaceutical sales representatives pie2

'Industry sales representatives are not permitted in University Facilities without approval from the respective College Deans or designees. If approved, vendor sales representatives are escorted to the proper venue by a member of the University staff.'

[Domain Location: Policy 1, p 15]
Access of medical device representatives pie1

No policy found

[Domain Location: no policy found]
Conflict of interest disclosure pie3

The policy requires both internal and external disclosure of COI.

[Domain Location: Policy 1, p10]
COI curriculum pie3

The COI curriculum is comprehensive and reflects and covers most of the curricular content and objectives in the AMSA standards for a model curriculum

[Domain Location: Policies 4-8]
Extension of COI policies to community affiliates pie3

The policy applies to all personnel at all sites owned by the university, and 'strongly recommends' adherence for faculty working at other sites.

[Domain Location: Policy 1, p1]
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 19-21]
What the results mean...
3Model policy
2Good progress toward model policy
1No policy, or policy unlikely to have a substantial effect on behavior