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Internet-based Studies in Education and Research (ISER) Training Module for Credentialing Industry Representatives - Reviewing this material is Required

Industry Relationship Policy Website



Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Explain the provisions of the UPMC/Schools of the Health Sciences Industry Relationships Policy as it relates to training and credentialing, site access, provision of gifts and meals, industry support, and pharmaceutical samples.
  • Understand training requirements for Industry representatives wishing to do business or conduct other professional activities at UPMC or the Schools of the Health Sciences
  • Implement strategies to assure compliance with the Policy.
  • Define potential sanctions that can be imposed on Industry Representatives and their employers for violations of the Policy.

Barbara Barnes, MD, MS — Associate Dean for CME, University of Pittsburgh
Vice President, Office of Sponsored Programs and Research Support and Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
No other members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.