VIII. Industrial Relationships

Industry Relationships

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 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).