AMSA Pharm-free Scorecard 2016
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City: Valhalla State: NY

Updates: This institution's COI policies were evaluated on May-18-2014.

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: 1, p8]
Meals pie2

No industry-funded meals of any nature or value allowed (on-site or off-site) except in the context of industry funded ACCME-accredited CME

[Domain Location: 2, p6]
Industry-funded promotional speaking relationships (not ACCME-accredited) pie2

Faculty are discouraged 'from serving on industry speaker bureaus in which the company contracts directly with the speaker to talk about a particular product.'

[Domain Location: Email communication]
Industry-support of ACCME-accredited CME pie2

'All requests for CME Industry support and receipt of funds must be coordinated and overseen by the NYMC Continuing Medical Education Office.'

[Domain Location: 2, p4]
Attendance of industry-sponsored promotional events pie2

Attendance is allowed but attendees cannot accept industry reimbursement for travel or other remuneration in the absence of a formal consulting agreement.

[Domain Location: 2, p3]
Industry-supported scholarships and awards pie2

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

[Domain Location: 2, p6]
Ghostwriting and honorary authorships pie3

Ghostwriting and honorary authorship are strictly prohibited

[Domain Location: 2, p6]
Consulting and advising relationships pie2

All consulting arrangements with Industry, must identify specific tasks and deliverables and contains payment provisions that are at fair market value and consistent with the assigned tasks.

[Domain Location: 2, p8]
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: 2, p3]
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: 2, p3]
Conflict of interest disclosure pie2

Internal disclosure to the institution is required, but there is no requirement of disclosure to students or trainees.

[Domain Location: 1, p5]
COI curriculum pie3

Medical Students have a lecture and discussion about conflicts of interest in their required Ethics Course in Year two. Students in Year Three participate in a required two week Translational Medicine course that discusses research ethics and conflicts

[Domain Location: 1, p10; submission]
Extension of COI policies to community affiliates pie2

Faculty and staff must comply with the COI policy when they work off-site. However, volunteer faculty do not have to comply with the medical school COI policy.

[Domain Location: 1, p2; 2, p2]
Enforcement and Sanctions of Policies pie3

Office of Institutional Compliance oversees compliance and decides on sanctions

[Domain Location: 1, p12]
What the results mean...
3Model policy
2Good progress toward model policy
1No policy, or policy unlikely to have a substantial effect on behavior