Resident Training Program Policies and Procedures 2012-2013 (PDF)
INDUSTRY RELATIONSHIPS Updated August 10, 2011
SUBJECT: SOLICITATION AND RECEIPT OF GIFTS OR FUNDS FROM COMMERCIAL SOURCES ("DRUG AND MEDICAL INSTRUMENT COMPANIES")
POLICY: Residents in the Neurosurgery Training Program are prohibited from the active solicitation of monetary donations from commercial or industrial sources. Residents are encouraged to remain fully compliant with the UCLA School of Medicine Industry Relationship Policies.
Any unilateral offers of monetary donations, grants, or other gifts of greater than $50 in value originating from a commercial source, will be referred to the Program Director via the Education Administrator to insure gift processing according to Medical Center guidelines.
Each offer will be considered. Offers will be accepted if they:
1) Comply with the industry relationship policy http://dgsom.healthsciences.ucla.edu/downloads/vendorManual.pdf
2.) Support the educational mission of the training program
3.) Do not appear improper
The department does not sponsor attendance to industry sponsored courses. Residents must receive advance approval to attend sponsored courses. The course must be funded with an educational grant.
For disclosure requirements related to educational activities, faculty, staff, and trainees should abide by the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support (www.accme.org).
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