|University of California San Francisco School of Medicine|
|City: San Francisco||State: CA|
Summary: Though part of the state-wide policy system that provides a model policy at baseline, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine provided policies for most domains which adequately addressed the conflicts that may arise. System-wide policies were very restrictive for outside employment (consulting, speaking), disclosure, oversight, and sanctions. In addition, UCSF provided a more stringent gift ban and more restrictive limits placed on the use of samples.
Demographics: On average students spend 40% of their training at UCSF Medical Center , 30% at VA San Francisco Medical Center, and 30% at San Francisco General Hospital. Submitted policies apply to UCSF faculty, residents, and students at all sites.
Updates: This institution did not submit any new or additional policies for the 2012-13 AMSA PharmFree Scorecard.This institution's evaluation was last updated: 02/29/2012
|Gifts & Meals||Acceptance of personal gifts is not allowed.|
|Consulting relationships||No applicable policy provided|
|Industry-funded speaking relationships||Faculty, staff and students may not participate in speakers bureaus when the content of the presentations is controlled by the sponsor.|
|Disclosure||All personnel within the Health Sciences Compensation Plan are required to disclose financial relationships with industry through an annual attestation.|
|Pharmaceutical samples||Samples are prohibited but may be accepted in certain situations for education and evaluation purposes.|
|Purchasing & Formularies||Faculty and staff may be disqualified from decision making regarding purchases of products or services when conflicts of interest exist and are required to recuse themselves from such decisions.|
|Industry Sales Representatives||Industry representatives are allowed access to the institution premises by appointment only.|
|On-campus Education||Funds may be given to departments. All CME eventts must comply with ACCME guidelines.|
|Attendance at Industry-Sponsored Lectures & Meetings Off-Campus||Compensation for attending CME events is not allowed. Payments and honoraria for speakers must be reasonable.|
|Industry Support for Scholarships & Funds for Trainees||The institution selects the recipient of the award.|
|Medical school curriculum||The policy addresses training in potential conflicts of interest and industry interactions.
UC system-wide vendor relations policy: Mandatory training for all employees including students on proper interaction with vendors and the nature of marketing influence.
|Do the policies specify an oversight mechanism?||University Compliance Officer, Office of Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost provide oversight.|
|Are there explicit sanctions for noncompliance?||These are outlined in the UC system 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)|