|University of California - Irvine School of Medicine|
|City: Orange||State: CA|
Summary: University of California - Irvine School of Medicine is part of the UC system and many of their policies are covered by the UC system policies. In addition, they supplied strong school-specific policies on gifts, outside employment, site access by vendors, on-site education. System-wide policies applied for all other domains. In regards to the system policies, it is a model policy that scored high in most domains. Annual disclosure is required certain employees.
Demographics: On average students spend 40% of their training at UC Irvine Medical Center, 25% at Long Beach VA Medical Center, 15% at Children's Hospital of Orange County, and 20% at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center. Submitted policies apply only to UC Irvine Medical Center.
Updates: This institution did not provide any new or additional for the 2012-13 AMSA PharmFree Scorecard. This institution's evaluation was last updated: 3/1/2012.
|Gifts & Meals||All gifts, including meals, are prohibited.|
|Consulting relationships||Consulting relationships must have explicit contracts.|
|Industry-funded speaking relationships||Honoraria must be according to an explicit contract. Deliverables (presentations?) must be restricted to scientific matters and not marketing.|
|Disclosure||Members of the university community are required to disclose conflicts of interest annually.|
|Pharmaceutical samples||Samples accepted must be limited to the amount necessary for instruction. Samples may also be accepted at university-sanctioned free clinics for low income patients.|
|Purchasing & Formularies||Officials are required to disqualify themselves from making University decisions if they receive gifts of $320/source/yr|
|Industry Sales Representatives||Meetings are by appointment and in non-patient care areas|
|On-campus Education||Funding must comply with ACCME guidelines. Funds cannot be accepted directly by subsidiary.|
|Attendance at Industry-Sponsored Lectures & Meetings Off-Campus||When a legitimate service is rendered to the Vendor, compensation for time and travel may be accepted. Such compensation must be reasonable.|
|Industry Support for Scholarships & Funds for Trainees||The university selects the recipient of the scholarship or award on a merit basis.|
|Medical school curriculum||UC system-wide vendor relations policy: Mandatory training for all employees and students on proper interaction with vendors and the nature of marketing influence.|
|Do the policies specify an oversight mechanism?||Several officers listed serve as parties for oversight; Compliance Officer|
|Are there explicit sanctions for noncompliance?||Disciplianry Action is taken for violation of policies.|
|Good progress toward model policy|
|No policy, or policy unlikely to have a substantial effect on behavior|
|Did not report|
|Policy not relevant to this institution (e.g., does not make purchasing decisions)|