Resources: Conflicts of Interest (COI)
This report provides detailed information of the problem of conflict of interest in medicine. It reviews evidence on industry relationships with medical professionals and evaluates policies geared towards relieving conflicts of interest.
Protecting Patients, Preserving Integrity, Advancing Health
Accelerating the Implementation of COI Policies in Human Subjects Research
This is a link to a joint report by the AAMC and AAU that provides recommendations for universities in crafting their conflicts of interest policies.
This is a link to the NIH’s page on financial conflict of interest. It includes a link to the applicable Department of Health and Human Services regulations, as well as an FAQ section and links to additional resources.
This article suggests conflict of interest guidelines for individual biomedical investigators to address the challenges faced when financial relationships exist with industry.
This article, although now somewhat dated, provides a review of quantitative studies on the extent, impact, and management of financial conflicts of interest in biomedical research.
This conference brought together a variety of experts to examine, clarify, and deepen our understanding of institutional financial conflicts of interest in the contemporary research university.