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AMSA To Release 2011-2012 PharmFree Scorecard

On Thursday, March 8, 2012, the American Medical Student Association (AMSA) will release the 2011-2012 AMSA PharmFree Scorecard, an evaluation of conflict-of-interest policies at all U.S. medical colleges and colleges of osteopathic medicine.

The AMSA PharmFree Scorecard, now in its fifth year, uses letter grades to assess medical schools’ performances in eleven potential areas of conflict, including gifts and meals from industry to doctors, paid promotional speaking for industry, acceptance of free drug samples, interaction with sales representatives and industry-funded education. AMSA will also be releasing trend data.

When:
Thursday, March 8, 2012
11 am EST/ 8 am PST

Location:
Hyatt Regency Houston
1200 Louisiana Street
Houston, Texas
Press must check in at AMSA registration desk

Toll Free Access Number:
(559) 726-1000
Participant Passcode: 161471#

Webex Login:
Meeting Number: 570 593 197
Meeting Password: Web1234
Log in here.

The 2011-2012 AMSA PharmFree Scorecard will be updated and posted on http://www.amsascorecard.org on March 8, 2012.

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