AMSA Pharm-free Scorecard 2016
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City: Chapel Hill State: NC

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 pie2

Industry-funded gifts are prohibited although industry-provided textbooks are permissible.

[Domain Location: Policy 2, pgs. 5-6; Policy 3, p 4]
Meals pie2

No industry-funded meals of any nature or value allowed except in the case of industry-funded events (on or off-site) and consulting activities.

[Domain Location: Policy 2, pgs. 2-3; Policy 3, pgs. 5-6]
Industry-funded promotional speaking relationships (not ACCME-accredited) pie3

All covered persons are prohibited from participating in speaker bureaus AND the policy effectively ensures that the talk is not promotional in nature and that industry has no role in determining or approving presentation content.

[Domain Location: Policy 3, p 5]
Industry-support of ACCME-accredited CME pie1

There is no discussion of industry-funded CME, however the ACCME standards are mentioned.

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

Industry may provide scholarships for meeting attendance, but it may not participate in the selection of attendees.

[Domain Location: Policy 5, p 4]
Ghostwriting and honorary authorships pie3

Ghostwriting and honorary authorship are strictly prohibited.

[Domain Location: Policy 2, p 7; Policy 3, 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 and 'reasonableness of compensation.'

[Domain Location: Policy 2, p 8]
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 4, p 2]
Access of medical device representatives pie3

Access by device manufacturer representatives to patient care areas is permitted by appointment or invitation by faculty members or clinic supervisors. Interactions with faculty must be limited to in-service training or assistance on devices and equipment

[Domain Location: Policy 4, p 2; Policy 6, p 2]
Conflict of interest disclosure pie2

Internal disclosure is required annually for researchers.

[Domain Location: Policy 1, p 12]
COI curriculum pie2

There is a required online training module for all covered recipients (including trainees) to complete prior to work on a project related to 'research, testing, evaluation, training and/or instructional plan conducted under the auspices of the University.

[Domain Location: Policy 1, pgs. 11 and 21]
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 they are working at.

[Domain Location: Policy 2, pgs. 1 and 4; Policy 3, p 2]
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. 17-18; Policy 3, p 7]
What the results mean...
3Model policy
2Good progress toward model policy
1No policy, or policy unlikely to have a substantial effect on behavior