AMSA Pharm-free Scorecard 2016
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City: Washington State: DC

Updates: This institution's COI policies were evaluated on Jun- 9-2014.

This institution's policies were found via online web searches for the 2016 Scorecard. They were last updated prior to their review for the 2014 Scorecard.

Gifts pie3

No industry-funded gifts of any nature or value allowed.

[Domain Location: Policy 2, p 3-4]
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 8]
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 6-7]
Industry-support of ACCME-accredited CME pie2

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

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

Faculty, staff, and trainees shall not directly accept funds from industry for travel to any event, including educational events.'

[Domain Location: Policy 2, p 8]
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 2, p 7]
Ghostwriting and honorary authorships pie3

Ghostwriting and honorary authorship are strictly prohibited.

[Domain Location: Policy 2, p 9]
Consulting and advising relationships pie2

In reference to consulting agreements, Policy document 2 requires that honoraria not exceed the fair market value of the services provided. There is no additional discussion of consulting or advising relationships for purely commercial or marketing purpos

[Domain Location: Policy 2, p 6-7]
Access of pharmaceutical sales representatives pie2

Pharmaceutical representatives are allowed to meet with faculty. The meetings must take place only in non-patient care areas and only by invitation or permission of department heads or their designees.

[Domain Location: Policy 2, p 5]
Access of medical device representatives pie3

Access to device reps is allowed only for training staff on equipment already purchased.

[Domain Location: Policy 2, p 5]
Conflict of interest disclosure pie2

Internal disclosure is required annually.

[Domain Location: Policy 2, p 10]
COI curriculum pie2

A limited COI curriculum is required by the institution.

[Domain Location: Policy 2, p 10]
Extension of COI policies to community affiliates pie2

All faculty, employees, and trainees are subject to the institution's COI policies, but the policy documents do not specify that the COI policies also cover them in all instances, locations, or whereabouts.

[Domain Location: Policy 2, p 1-2]
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 2, p 10]
What the results mean...
3Model policy
2Good progress toward model policy
1No policy, or policy unlikely to have a substantial effect on behavior