AMSA Pharm-free Scorecard 2016
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City: Grand Forks State: ND

Updates: This institution's COI policies were evaluated on Jun-12-2013.

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

Gifts pie2

Industry-funded gifts of value less than $5 are permitted.

[Domain Location: Policy 2, pgs. 1-2]
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 2, p 1; Policy 3, p 2]
Industry-funded promotional speaking relationships (not ACCME-accredited) pie3

Policy effectively prevents faculty from being paid by industry to do promotional speaking, or to be on industry-funded speakers bureaus.

[Domain Location: Policy 2, p 1]
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, p 1]
Attendance of industry-sponsored promotional events pie1

No policy provided.

[Domain Location: No policy provided.]
Industry-supported scholarships and awards pie2

Industry may provide scholarship support, but it may not participate in the selection of attendees.

[Domain Location: Policy 2, p 1]
Ghostwriting and honorary authorships pie3

Ghostwriting and honorary authorship are strictly prohibited.

[Domain Location: Policy 2, p 1]
Consulting and advising relationships pie1

The policy requires faculty to report any consulting relationships with industry and report them to the office of the associate dean for academic affairs, but there are no restrictions in place such as prior review or fair market payment.

[Domain Location: Policy 1; Policy 2, p 2]
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 2, p 1]
Access of medical device representatives pie1

No policy provided.

[Domain Location: No policy provided.]
Conflict of interest disclosure pie2

Annual disclosure is required.

[Domain Location: Policy 1, p ]
COI curriculum pie1

No policy provided.

[Domain Location: No policy provided.]
Extension of COI policies to community affiliates pie1

While the policy notes that its gift policy applies to 'employees, including faculty, staff and residents, and students' it does not apply to volunteer faculty (even though they are encouraged to support policies). Secondly, the policy documents do not sp

[Domain Location: Policy 2, p 1]
Enforcement and Sanctions of Policies pie3

The policy references compliance with federal agencies (i.e. NIH) conflict of interest regulations, which requires oversight and sanctions for non-compliance. It also notes sanctions for violations of policies.

[Domain Location: Policy 1, pgs. 19 and 24; Policy 3, p 3]
What the results mean...
3Model policy
2Good progress toward model policy
1No policy, or policy unlikely to have a substantial effect on behavior