AMSA Pharm-free Scorecard 2010
C Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine - New York
City: New York State: NY

This institution has a good policy which prohibits gifts and meals. Samples may be permitted under certain circumstances. Consulting relationships must be according to a written formal contract. And payments for outside activities must be of fair market value commensurate to tasks. On-site CME activities must be according to ACCME standards; reimbursement is not permitted for merely attending an off-site event.  Faculty, but not other employees, are required to disclose COI.  No policy was provided for Purchasing & Formularies.



This institution did not provide any new or additional for the 2012-13 AMSA PharmFree Scorecard. This institution's evaluation was last updated: 12/06/2010

This institution has not indicated consent to allow the public posting of their policies.

Gifts & Meals 3 Gifts and meals are prohibited.
Consulting relationships 2 Consulting relationships require a written formal contract. Payments must be commensurate to tasks.
Industry-funded speaking relationships 2 Faculty and staff are permitted to participate in educational speakers bureaus. Payments should be according to fair market value and content of presentatiotns cannot be modified by industry.
Disclosure 1 Faculty but not other employees are required to disclose financial COI on an annual basis
Pharmaceutical samples 2 Samples are permitted according to COI statement (required). Specific circumstances are not clearly outlined.
Purchasing & Formularies 1 No policy provided.
Industry Sales Representatives 2 The policy on interaction with industry reps permits meetings in non-patient care areas. Reps may also meet with students but under supervision of faculty.
On-campus Education 2 Funds are received and coordinated through the Office of Dean. CME events must be according to AOA CCME standards.
Attendance at Industry-Sponsored Lectures & Meetings Off-Campus 2 Direct reimbursement or acceptance of travel funds by faculty, staff or students is not allowed.
Industry Support for Scholarships & Funds for Trainees 3 Funds are reported to Dean of Student Affairs. Selection of recipient must be without industry influence.
Medical school curriculum 2 Curricular material does not adequately address COI and its effects on decision-making by physicians.
Do the policies specify an oversight mechanism? Yes Dean Council is responsible for oversight.
Are there explicit sanctions for noncompliance? No No policies avaialble.
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)