AMSA Pharm-free Scorecard 2016
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City: Farmington State: CT

Updates: This institution's COI policies were evaluated on May-20-2014.

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

Gifts pie2

Gifts are generally prohibited, but educational gifts such as textbooks are allowed.

[Domain Location: 4, p3; 3, p2]
Meals pie2

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

[Domain Location: 4, p3]
Industry-funded promotional speaking relationships (not ACCME-accredited) pie2

Faculty may not accept industry funding for any speaking on the school of medicine premises, but there is no policy regarding industry funding for speaking off-site.

[Domain Location: Policy 4, p 3]
Industry-support of ACCME-accredited CME pie2

UCONN office of Community and Continuing Medical Education provides oversight for all CME programs. However, industry funds can be provided directly to a joint sponsor rather than to the Office of CME.

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Attendance of industry-sponsored promotional events pie2

Attendance allowed but attendees cannot accept industry reimbursement for travel or other remuneration.

[Domain Location: 4, p3; p5]
Industry-supported scholarships and awards pie2

Industry may provide scholarships to students and trainees for meeting attendance, but it may not participate in the selection of attendees, and all funds must be provided to the university and not directly to the trainee.

[Domain Location: 4,p5]
Ghostwriting and honorary authorships pie3

Ghostwriting and honorary authorship are strictly prohibited

[Domain Location: 4, p3]
Consulting and advising relationships pie2

Advance approval must be obtained before any consulting activity.

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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: 4, p4]
Access of medical device representatives pie3

Access by device manufacturer representatives to patient care areas is permitted by appointment and restricted to in-service training or assistance on devices and equipment already purchased.

[Domain Location: 4, p4]
Conflict of interest disclosure pie3

Disclosure of financial relationships that constitute a COI is required both internally to the institution and externally to trainees/audiences during presentations.

[Domain Location: 4, p4]
COI curriculum pie2

Conflict of interest training is required of medical students and trainees. The comprehensiveness of the curriculum was not detailed in the material provided.

[Domain Location: 4, p5]
Extension of COI policies to community affiliates pie2

The UCONN school of medicine, through its affiliation agreements recognizes the important role that both employed clinical faculty and voluntary physicians play in the teaching, training and supervision of medical students.

[Domain Location: 4, p2; 3, p2]
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: 4, p5]
What the results mean...
3Model policy
2Good progress toward model policy
1No policy, or policy unlikely to have a substantial effect on behavior