AMSA Pharm-free Scorecard 2010
D Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences - College of Osteopathic Medicine
City: Kansas City State: MO
Commentary:

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences - College of Osteopathic Medicine presents some good policies but is lacking in many domains. This institution's policy prohibits gifts and meals. Outside employment activities must be of fair market value. Funds for educational activities, including scholarships, must be utilized without industry influence.

This institution did not submit any new or additional policies for the 2011-12 AMSA PharmFree Scorecard.

This institution's evaluation was last updated: 12/05/2010 



Gifts & Meals 3 Neither gift, regardless of dollar amount, or meals are permitted.
Consulting relationships 2 Consulting relationships must comply with formal written contract and payments must be commensurate to tasks.
Industry-funded speaking relationships 2 Speaking relationships are permissible provided payments are of fair market value and content is not under industry control. No prior approval of such relationships is required.
Disclosure 1 Faculty, and not staff, are required to disclose financial COI by submitting a Disclosure of Industry Relationships and Secondary Employment form annually.
Pharmaceutical samples 1 Policies submitted reference an Industry/Pharmaceutical Samples policy which was not submitted.
Purchasing & Formularies 1 No policy provided.
Industry Sales Representatives 2 Industry representatives are permitted on the AMC premises provided they have a standing invitation by personnel. Such meetings should be in non-patient care areas.
On-campus Education 2 The Department of CME serves as the central office in charge of handling industry funding for CME. CME events must comply with ACCME standards.
Attendance at Industry-Sponsored Lectures & Meetings Off-Campus 2 Faculty, staff and students may not accept travel funds or reimbursement directly from industry except for bona fide services.
Industry Support for Scholarships & Funds for Trainees 3 Scholarship funds are monitored by the Accounting Department. Selection of recipients is independent of industry control.
Medical school curriculum 1 Interdisciplinary instructional program mentioned but no actual curricular materials provided for review.
Do the policies specify an oversight mechanism? Yes Oversight clearly defined.
Are there explicit sanctions for noncompliance? No No sanctions are outlined.
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)