AMSA Pharm-free Scorecard 2016
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City: Louisville State: KY

Updates: This institution's COI policies were evaluated on Jun- 2-2014.

This institution has indicated their policies have not changed since they were evaluated for 2014 Scorecard.

Gifts pie3

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

[Domain Location: Policy 1, p 7; Policy 5, p 1]
Meals pie2

No industry-funded meals of any nature or value allowed except in the case of industry-funded ACCME-accredited CME.

[Domain Location: Policy 1, p 9; Policy 5, p 2]
Industry-funded promotional speaking relationships (not ACCME-accredited) pie2

While the policy strongly discourages industry-sponsored promotional speaking relationships and requires payments made at fair market value, it places less stringent limits on items like content control.

[Domain Location: Policy 1, p 11; Policy 5, p 4]
Industry-support of ACCME-accredited CME pie1

Industry support can be accepted with the only stipulation being that they must follow ACCME criteria. The policy allows for 'unrestricted educational topic-focused or general grants from vendors for CME activities.'

[Domain Location: Policy 5, p 2]
Attendance of industry-sponsored promotional events pie2

Attendance allowed (without any statement discouraging attendance) but attendees cannot accept industry reimbursement for travel or other remuneration.

[Domain Location: Policy 1, pgs. 7-8; Policy 5, pgs. 4-5]
Industry-supported scholarships and awards pie1

There is no policy in place.

[Domain Location: No Policy Provided.]
Ghostwriting and honorary authorships pie3

Ghostwriting and honorary authorship are strictly prohibited.

[Domain Location: Policy 1, p 2; Policy 5, p 5]
Consulting and advising relationships pie2

All consulting relationships must have fees set, or not to exceed, fair market value.

[Domain Location: Policy 1, p 11; Policy 5, p 4]
Access of pharmaceutical sales representatives pie2

Pharmaceutical representatives are allowed to meet with faculty but the meetings must take place only in non-patient care areas and the meetings must take place by appointment only.

[Domain Location: Policy 1, p 9; Policy 5, pgs. 2-3]
Access of medical device representatives pie3

Access by device manufacturer representatives to patient care areas is permitted by appointment. Interactions with faculty and staff must be limited to in-service training or assistance on devices and equipment 'that have been duly deliberated upon and se

[Domain Location: Policy 1, p 9; Policy 5, pgs. 2-3]
Conflict of interest disclosure pie2

Internal disclosure is required annually.

[Domain Location: Policy 1, pgs. 1 and 11; Policy 2, p 1; Policy 3, p 2]
COI curriculum pie1

No policy provided.

[Domain Location: No policy provided.]
Extension of COI policies to community affiliates pie2

All university employees are subject to the institution's COI policies. However, trainees are not noted as 'covered individuals' in all cases. The policy does apply to all 'hospital and office settings owned, operated by, or rented by University of Louis

[Domain Location: Policy 1, pgs. 1 and 3; Policy 5, 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, pgs. 1 and 17; Policy 5, p 5]
What the results mean...
3Model policy
2Good progress toward model policy
1No policy, or policy unlikely to have a substantial effect on behavior