ADEA Guidelines for Academia-Industry Interactions



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1. Legislative

  • 1.1. Social Security Act

    • 1.1.1. Sec. 1128B [42 U.S.C. 1320a-7b] – Criminal Penalties for Acts Involving Federal Healthcare Programs
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  • 1.3. Congressional Research Service

    • 1.3.1. Health Care Fraud and Abuse Laws Affecting Medicaid: An Overview (Anti-Kickback Statute)
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2. Existing Healthcare Guidelines

  • 2.1. Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA)

  • 2.2. Advanced Medical Technology Association

    • 2.2.1. Code of Ethics on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals July 2009
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    • 2.2.2. Overview of the Revised Code of Ethics on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals – Presentation, December 2008
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    • 2.2.3. Code of Ethics on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals – Brochure, July 2009
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    • 2.2.4. Illustrative Third Party Educational Conferences Best Practices & Considerations
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    • 2.2.5. Illustrative Meal/Refreshment Provision Best Practices
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    • 2.2.6. Illustrative Fellowship Grant Funding Best Practices & Considerations
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    • 2.2.7. Illustrative Education Item or Patient Benefit Item Best Practices
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    • 2.2.8. Illustrative Grand Rounds Best Practices & Considerations
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    • 2.2.9. Illustrative Plant Tours Best Practices & Considerations
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  • 2.3. Eucomed

    • 2.3.1. Eucomed Code of Business Practice – Eucomed Guidelines on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals
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  • 2.4. Eve M. Brunts, Esq (Ropes & Gray LLP); and Ann E. Lewis, Esq (VP, Compliance, Americas, Bristol-Myers Squibb)

    • 2.4.1. Managing Relationships: Manufacturers, Institutional Providers and their Affiliated Practitioners
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  • 2.5. Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education

    • 2.5.1. ACCME Standards for Commercial Support – Standards to Ensure the Independence of CME Activities
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3. Dental Organizations

  • 3.1. ADA

    • 3.1.1. Principles of Ethics and Code of Professional Conduct. Revised to January 2011
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    • 3.1.2. ADA CERP Recognition Standards and Procedures – November 2010
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    • 3.1.3. Proposed Changes to the ADA CERP Eligibility Criteria, January 2011
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    • 3.1.4 Commission On Dental Accreditation Policy Conflict Of Interest Policy – August 2010
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  • 3.2. ADEA

    • 3.2.1. Ethical Conduct in Applying to Dental Education Programs, October 2010
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    • 3.2.2. ADEA Dental Industry Survey and ADEA Dental Deans Survey Report, October 2010
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    • 3.2.3. ADEA Task Force on Development of General Guidelines for Interaction between Academic Dental Institutions and the Dental Industry. Internal Memo, 1/13/2011
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    • 3.2.4. Changing Relationship Between Dental Schools and Industry, November 2010
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    • 3.2.5. ADEA Statement on Professionalism in Dental Education - 2009
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  • 3.3. American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

  • 3.4. Association of American Medical Colleges




4. Schools

  • 4.1. Tufts University School of Medicine

    • 4.1.1. Tufts University School of Medicine. 2010 Revised Policy on Industry Conflicts of Interest
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    • 4.1.2. Tufts University School of Medicine. 2010 Revised Policy on Industry Conflicts of Interest – Faculty & Student Presentation
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  • 4.2. Harvard Medical School

    • 4.2.1. Policy on Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest Related to the Pharmaceutical Industry and Undergraduate Medical Education – From the Harvard Medical School Code of Conduct, 2010
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    • 4.2.2. Harvard Medical School Revised Conflict of Interest Policy, 2010
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    • 4.2.3. Faculty of Medicine Statement on Research Sponsored by Industry
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  • 4.3. University of Washington

    • 4.3.1. Principles of Ethics and Code of Professional Conduct of the School of Dentistry. Implemented 1993, Updated 2002
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  • 4.4. University of Southern California




5. Industry

  • 5.4. Johnson & Johnson

    • 5.4.1. The Right Course: Everyday Health Care Compliance, An Introductory Guide For Our Employees, 2009
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