Last month, the CMSS released the CMSS Code of Interaction with Industry. This voluntary code calls for independent and transparent interactions between medical specialty organizations and industry.
Here's a snippet from the April 21 press release:
“CMSS is committed to encouraging and supporting a culture of integrity, voluntary self-regulation and transparency,” said Dr. James Scully, CMSS President and CEO of the American Psychiatric Association. “This code provides a clear benchmark for maintaining integrity and independence.”
Click here (PDF) to view the CMSS Code of Interaction with Industry.