AMSA Pharm-free Scorecard 2016
Liquid error: undefined method `respond_to_missing?' for #<Liquid::Strainer:0x00000006f6a490> McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
City: Houston State: TX

Updates: This institution's COI policies were evaluated on Oct-14 -2016.

This institution submitted policies for review for the 2016 AMSA Scorecard.

Gifts pie3

Policy prevents clinicians from accepting any gifts or promotional items from industry.

[Domain Location: Policy 11a p6; Policy 11c pgs. 2-3]
Meals pie1

Policy prohibits industry from directly providing meals or food/beverage items for any on campus event that is related to clinical activities or medical education. Industry may not directly provide meals or food/beverage items for clinics, clinicians? off

[Domain Location: Policy 11a, p6]
Industry-funded promotional speaking relationships (not ACCME-accredited) pie1

There is no policy in place relating to industry funded promotional speaking engagements.

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Industry-support of ACCME-accredited CME pie1

There is no policy in place relating to industry support of ACCME-accredited CME.

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Attendance of industry-sponsored promotional events pie2

Policy prevents clinicians from receiving any compensation for passive activities such as attending a conference or listening to sales presentations sponsored by industry.

[Domain Location: Policy 11a, p6]
Industry-supported scholarships and awards pie3

Policy prevents clinicians from receiving any industry compensation for attending conferences.

[Domain Location: Policy 11a, p6]
Ghostwriting and honorary authorships pie3

Policy prohibits participation in ghostwriting.

[Domain Location: Policy 11a, p6]
Consulting and advising relationships pie2

Policy allows consultative or advisory activities with governmental agencies, other institutions, or private industry that are not in conflict with the proper discharge of duties and responsibilities in the public interest.

[Domain Location: Policy 11a, p1]
Access of pharmaceutical sales representatives pie1

Policy does not allow 'industry representatives' access to patient care areas. However, there is no mention of appointments being required for access. While the policy does state that 'industry representatives may not interact directly with trainees solel

[Domain Location: Policy 11a, p6]
Access of medical device representatives pie3

Policy states industry may not give free drug, device, or product samples to individual clinicians; nor can any other employee accept such items on behalf of a clinician. Industry representatives are not allowed in patient care areas when patient care act

[Domain Location: Policy 11a, p6]
Conflict of interest disclosure pie2

Policy requires internal disclosure to be reviewed by the Institutional Conflicts of Interest committee. Policy does not specify disclosure to trainees/audiences.

[Domain Location: Policy 11c pgs. 3-4; Policy 11a pgs3-5]
COI curriculum pie2

Curriculum required for medical students. It is unknown if it meets the AMSA standards.

[Domain Location: 11z, pg 1]
Extension of COI policies to community affiliates pie3

States that their COI policies apply to private clinician offices that trainees may rotate through.

[Domain Location: 11z, pg 1]
Enforcement and Sanctions of Policies pie3

Policy requires all COI to be documented and submitted to the Institutional Conflicts of Interest Committee with noncompliance sanctions.

[Domain Location: Policy 11a pgs. 4,5,7]
What the results mean...
3Model policy
2Good progress toward model policy
1No policy, or policy unlikely to have a substantial effect on behavior