AMSA Pharm-free Scorecard 2016
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City: Stratford State: NJ

Updates: This institution's COI policies were evaluated on May-29-2014.

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 6, p 3]
Meals pie2

No industry-funded meals of any nature or value allowed except in the case of incidental meals offered at industry-sponsored off-campus events.

[Domain Location: Policy 6, p 3]
Industry-funded promotional speaking relationships (not ACCME-accredited) pie3

If a talk is funded by industry, the content must be determined by the speaker and not the company, and the talk must be educational and not promotional in content (policy states' based on the best available scientific evidence').

[Domain Location: Policy 6, p 4]
Industry-support of ACCME-accredited CME pie2

The policy allows industry-support of CME with central management of the funding.

[Domain Location: Policy 6, p 2]
Attendance of industry-sponsored promotional events pie2

Attendance allowed if the 'activity is designed to promote evidence-based clinical care and/or advance scientific research' and attendees cannot accept industry reimbursement for travel or other remuneration.

[Domain Location: Policy 3, p 6; Policy 6, pgs. 2-3]
Industry-supported scholarships and awards pie2

Industry support to attend conferences or trainings is allowed, but there are one or more safeguards in place to ensure the funds are not used by the company to establish a marketing relationship with the trainee.

[Domain Location: Policy 6, p 4]
Ghostwriting and honorary authorships pie3

Ghostwriting and honorary authorship are strictly prohibited.

[Domain Location: Policy 6, p 4]
Consulting and advising relationships pie2

All consulting and advising relationships are allowed but there are safeguards in place to clarify the relationship as legitimate employment, including prior approval by a supervisor, clear tasks and deliverables, and payment commensurate with tasks assig

[Domain Location: Policy 4, pgs. 3 and 7; Policy 6, pgs. 1 and 3]
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 6, p 5; Policy 7, p 1-2; Policy 8, p 5]
Access of medical device representatives pie1

No policy provided regarding medical device representatives.

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

There is a requirement for faculty to disclose their conflicts of interest, but there is no requirement for disclosure to external audiences (i.e. students/trainees).

[Domain Location: Policy 4, pgs. 1-3; Policy 5, p 5; Policy 6, p 5]
COI curriculum pie2

There is a required COI curriculum for medical students, residents and faculty, and a financial COIs (FCOI) training for research investigators, though no materials were provided for analysis.

[Domain Location: Policy 4, p 10 and as identified in submitted materials, but not expressly stated in the policy. ]
Extension of COI policies to community affiliates pie3

This policy applies to all employees of the institution, whether full/part-time or volunteer faculty, and trainees, and it applies to them regardless of the site where they are working.

[Domain Location: Policy 1, p 2; Policy 6, pgs. 1 and 3]
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 4, pgs. 4 and 11; Policy 6, 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