2010 Guidelines Part 10: ACS Writing Group Disclosures

Writing Group Member Employment Research Grant Other Research Support Speakers’ Bureau/Honoraria Ownership Interest Consultant/Advisory Board Other
Robert E. O’Connor University of Virginia Health System–Professor and Chair of Emergency Medicine None None None None None None
William Brady University of Virginia None None None None None *Expert Witness: If contacted by attorneys, I will consider reviewing cases under litigation/potentially under litigation.
I am not affiliated with any agency or business entity in this regard. When paid, the money is paid to my department at the
University of Virginia–I can then use the money for professional issues and/or receive a certain amount in my personal pay
check from the University.
Steven C. Brooks University of Toronto–Clinician-Scientist None None None None None None
Deborah Diercks University of California, Davis Medical Center–Professor of Emergency Medicine *Collaborator on Research Grant Nanosphere and Heartscape with money going to the University None *Speakers Bureau for Sanofi-Aventis and Bristol Myer Squibb *Sanofi Aventis, Heartscape, Bristol Myers Squibb, and Schering Plough None *Scheuring Plough, Heartscape, Sanofi-Aventis None
Jonathan Egan Children’s hopital at Westmead, Sydney–Paediatric Intensivist None None None None None None
Chris Ghaemmaghami University of Virginia School of medicine Faculty Department of Emergency Medicine Associate Professor and Vice Chair None None *Speaker and program chair for the 2010 national meeting of the Society of Chest Pain Centers None None None
Venu Menon Cleveland Clinic–Director CCU None None None None None None
Brian J. O’Neil Wayne State, Associate Chair Medivance Corporation, Zoll Circulation, Heartscape Technologies *Somanetics Corp Speakers bureau Sanofi- Aventis, Bristol Meyer Squibb *Glaxo-Smith Kline; Medivance Corp; Heartscape Technologies Honoraria* Heartscape Technologies None Advisory board- *Heartscape Technologies; *Zoll Circulation Expert witness- *Seimien Huckabay law offices
Andrew H. Travers Emergency Health Services–Provincial Medical Director; Dalhousie University–Associate Professor; QE-II Hospital–Attending
None None None None None None
Demetris Yannopoulos University of Minnesota–Interventional cardiologist None None None None None None
  • This table represents the relationships of writing group members that may be perceived as actual or reasonably perceived conflicts
    of interest as reported on the Disclosure Questionnaire, which all members of the writing group are required to complete and
    submit. A relationship is considered to be “significant” if (a) the person receives $10 000 or more during any 12-month period,
    or 5% or more of the person’s gross income; or (b) the person owns 5% or more of the voting stock or share of the entity,
    or owns $10 000 or more of the fair market value of the entity. A relationship is considered to be “modest” if it is less
    than “significant” under the preceding definition

  • * Modest.

  • Significant.