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

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 pie3

No industry-funded gifts of any nature or value allowed.

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

Faculty are allowed to participate in industry speakers' bureaus. The content of the meeting must be determined by the speaker; however, sponsors are allowed to dictate some of the content, as long as the speaker delineates what information the sponsor re

[Domain Location: Policy 2, p 4]
Industry-support of ACCME-accredited CME pie1

Industry may provide funds to the central CME office, but also directly to specific departments, programs, and divisions.

[Domain Location: Policy 2, p 4,]
Attendance of industry-sponsored promotional events pie2

Attendance allowed but attendees cannot accept industry reimbursement for travel or other remuneration. The policy does state the following cautionary note: 'Faculty, trainees, students and staff should carefully evaluate whether it is appropriate to part

[Domain Location: Policy 2, p 2]
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 2, p 5]
Ghostwriting and honorary authorships pie3

Ghostwriting and honorary authorship are strictly prohibited

[Domain Location: Policy 2, p 6]
Consulting and advising relationships pie2

Outside consulting relationships must be approved in advance.

[Domain Location: Policy 1, p 4]
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.

[Domain Location: Policy 2, p 7]
Access of medical device representatives pie3

Access by device manufacturer representatives to patient care areas is permitted by appointment or invitation by faculty members or clinic supervisors. Interactions with faculty must be limited to in-service training or assistance on devices and equipment

[Domain Location: Policy 2, p 7]
Conflict of interest disclosure pie3

Disclosure of financial relationships that constitute a COI is required both internally to the institution and externally to trainees/audiences during presentations.

[Domain Location: Policy 2, p 5,7]
COI curriculum pie2

A curriculum on conflict-of-interest was in development in 2012 but no curriculum was provided for review.

[Domain Location: Policy 2, p 7]
Extension of COI policies to community affiliates pie2

Although the medical school's policy is nor required at all affiliated sites, the policy states: 'the agreed upon college standards should be adhered to as much as possible at each site.' The policies apply only to faculty and trainees, but not to volunta

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