- Conduct Guidelines
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is committed to providing a safe and inclusive environment at its conferences, meetings, and events, whether held in-person, virtual, or hybrid format. This guidance is designed to apply to participants at NACFC, as well as any other CF Foundation-sponsored events, including CF Foundation employees, volunteers, exhibitors, sponsors, vendors, service providers, media, presenters, and attendees. By registering for or attending any CF Foundation event, you agree to follow this guidance. For further details, download the 2023 NACFC Conduct Guidelines.
- Principles and Standards for Pharmaceutical Industry Interactions
The CF Foundation's principles and standards for industry interactions safeguard is independence, objectivity, and ability to make decisions that are in the best interest of people with cystic fibrosis.
Please review the Principles and Standards for Pharmaceutical Industry Interactions prior to submitting your application.
- Embargo Policy
Read the official embargo policies for NACFC
- Media Policy
Read the official media policies for NACFC
- Photography and Video Policy
Photography, video, and audio recording of any kind for any purpose (including social media) is prohibited without prior authorization.
- Social Media Policy
The Foundation encourages the use of social media platforms to update followers on the latest news coming from NACFC sessions. The Twitter hashtag is #NACFC.
All information included in poster or e-poster presentations are proprietary and confidential and may not be shared on social media platforms unless express, written consent is granted by the author(s).
All social media posts must comply with the Embargo Policy.
If a meeting speaker does not wish to have presented research shared on social media, an announcement will be made before or during the presentation. Ignoring presenter requests is considered a violation of our policies.
- Regulatory Requirements & Professional Code
NACFC adheres to the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) regulations to provide continuing education units for most sessions. ACCME regulations require specific measures to maintain accreditation, some of which pertain to industry support. PhRMA and AdvaMed have developed voluntary guideline principals for industry marketing relationships with health care professionals. Please check with your company's regulatory or compliance department before applying for support opportunities. NACFC adheres to all state and federal regulations surrounding regulatory requirements and professional codes.
- Sunshine Act (Open Payments)
The CF Foundation supports partnership and transparecy between industry and health care professionals. Both the CF Foundation and NACFC adhere to Sunshine Act compliance.
Learn more about the National Physician Payments Transparency Program (Open Payments).