AMSA Pharm-free Scorecard 2016
Liquid error: undefined method `respond_to_missing?' for #<Liquid::Strainer:0x00000006f6a490> George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
City: Washington State: DC

Updates: This institution's COI policies were evaluated on Oct-19 -2016.

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

Gifts pie3

Gifts are prohibited with the exception of educational items meant for patient use.

[Domain Location: Policy B, p4]
Meals pie2

Generally prohibited. Indirect grants from industry are allowed in the form of unrestricted donations to a meal/education fund.

[Domain Location: Policy B, p4]
Industry-funded promotional speaking relationships (not ACCME-accredited) pie2

Policy allows for speaking relationships. An authorized official must approve participation in writing.

[Domain Location: Policy B, p5]
Industry-support of ACCME-accredited CME pie1

No policy provided.

[Domain Location: ]
Attendance of industry-sponsored promotional events pie1

No specific policy located.

[Domain Location: ]
Industry-supported scholarships and awards pie2

Support is allowed given that it is donated centrally to the school.

[Domain Location: Policy B, p4]
Ghostwriting and honorary authorships pie3


[Domain Location: Policy B, p7]
Consulting and advising relationships pie1

Consulting relationships are allowed. The policy requires the covered member to provide his/her authorized official with a written summary of the nature of the activity. However, this policy does not require prior review, deliverables spelled out in the c

[Domain Location: Policy B, p6]
Access of pharmaceutical sales representatives pie1

Access is permitted. Promotional meetings are not to take place in clinical areas. However, there is no mention of appointments being required.

[Domain Location: Policy B, p7]
Access of medical device representatives pie3

Representatives are not allowed in patient areas for marketing. Policy allows for access to clinical areas if needed for 'technical assistance' with their products or devices.

[Domain Location: Policy B, p7]
Conflict of interest disclosure pie1

Internal disclosure is required in regards to research. However, internal disclosure is not always required in regards to interactions with industry. Members should have a professional public website that discloses when there is a financial interest great

[Domain Location: Policy A, p28; Policy B, p3]
COI curriculum pie2

Medical students have COI curriculum but it only covers one of the two AMSA standards.

[Domain Location: Submission form]
Extension of COI policies to community affiliates pie3

Policy applies to all, including voluntary faculty, and all covered persons are expected to abide by these policies regardless of location.

[Domain Location: Policy B, p2]
Enforcement and Sanctions of Policies pie2

The 'Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Professional Development will work closely with the Authorized Official for review.' The policy discuss conflict management plans being implemented, but does not discuss any sanctions for noncompliance.

[Domain Location: Policy B, p9]
What the results mean...
3Model policy
2Good progress toward model policy
1No policy, or policy unlikely to have a substantial effect on behavior