AMSA Pharm-free Scorecard 2010
B New York University School of Medicine
City: New York State: NY
Commentary:

With the highest scores in the domains of gifts, travel to off-site events, trainee and scholarship funds, P&T committees and curriculum, New York University School of Medicine has several strong policy areas. However, the domains of consulting, pharmaceutical samples and industry representatives were not addressed in this policy. Participation in speakers bureaus was recently prohibited and all speakers must maintain full control over their presentations. 

 

Updates:  

This institution did not provide any new or additional for the 2012-13 AMSA PharmFree Scorecard. This institution's evaluation was last updated: 12/15/2010



Gifts & Meals 3 All gifts and on-site meals at this institution are banned.
Consulting relationships 2 All consulting relationships must be annually disclosed and reviewed by the offices of compliance for conflicts of interest.
Industry-funded speaking relationships 3 The policy clearly prohibits faculty participation in speaker's bureaus and mandates that the speaker must be in full control of the content at all times.
Disclosure 2 All faculty members are required to make annual, internal disclosures of any financial interests. "Trustees and Members of Management" must report biennially.
Pharmaceutical samples 1 Although a samples policy was included in this submission, it only applied to trainees and house staff, and not the entire clinical staff.
Purchasing & Formularies 3 "No Responsible Person shall participate in the selection, award or administration of a Contract with any party or entity in which he/she has a Material Interest."
Industry Sales Representatives 2 Industry sales representatives must pre-register, and may come on site by appointment only.
On-campus Education 2 The school adheres to ACCME standards for all CME activities.
Attendance at Industry-Sponsored Lectures & Meetings Off-Campus 3 All industry travel support must "be approved by the Vice President/Dean/Vice Dean designee" and acceptance of payment for attendance is not permitted.
Industry Support for Scholarships & Funds for Trainees 3 All industry travel support must "be approved by the Vice President/Dean/Vice Dean designee" and acceptance of payment for attendance is not permitted.
Medical school curriculum 3 In a clearly delineated curriculum policy, this school plans to provide medical students with a strong understanding of the relationships between physicians and industry.
Do the policies specify an oversight mechanism? Yes Oversight is clearly defined..
Are there explicit sanctions for noncompliance? Yes This policy references sanctions.
What the results mean...
3Model policy
2Good progress toward model policy
1No policy, or policy unlikely to have a substantial effect on behavior
0Did not report
N/APolicy not relevant to this institution (e.g., does not make purchasing decisions)