The Academy disclosure of its financial relationships with industry corresponds with the Council of Medical Specialty Societies’ (CMSS) Code for Interactions with Companies (March 2011). For these purposes, the Academy uses the CMSS code’s definition of “Company”:
“A Company is a for-profit entity that develops, produces, markets, or distributes drugs, devices, services or therapies used to diagnose, treat, monitor, manage, and alleviate health conditions. This definition is not intended to include non-profit entities, entities outside of the healthcare sector, or entities through which physicians provide clinical services directly to patients.”
Disclosures will be updated on a quarterly basis.
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Trustee Direct Financial Relationships
The Academy trustee disclosures of direct financial relationships with companies correspond with the Council of Medical Specialty Societies’ (CMSS) Code for Interactions with Companies (March 2011). The disclosures do not include non-financial relationships with other organizations. For these purposes, the Academy uses the CMSS code’s definition of “Direct Financial Relationship”:
“A Direct Financial Relationship is a relationship held by an individual that results in wages, consulting fees, honoraria, or other compensation (in cash, in stock or stock options, or in kind), whether paid to the individual or to another entity at the direction of the individual, for the individual’s services or expertise. As used in this Code, the term Direct Financial Relationship does not mean stock ownership or intellectual property licensing arrangements.”
Disclosures will be updated on a quarterly basis. Disclosures for individual trustees are available on their profile pages.
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Academy policies pertaining to conflicts of interest:
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