Program Manager for Outside Activities
Office of Academic and Research Integrity, Harvard Medical School

Deadline: December 24, 2014

Duties and ResponsibilitiesReporting to the Associate Director for Academic and Research Integrity, this position is responsible for managing the annual Faculty of Medicine individual outside activity/financial… Read More

An Empirical Method for Materiality

American Journal of Law and Medicine, Forthcoming, 2014
by Roy G. Spece Jr., David V. Yokum, Andrea-Gale Okoro, and Christopher T. Robertson (Petrie-Flom Affiliated Faculty; Former Petrie-Flom Academic Fellow)

Abstract: The law has long been concerned with the agency problems that arise when advisors, such as attorneys or physicians, put themselves in financial relationships that create conflicts of interest.… Read More

Conflict of Interest in Medical Research, Education, and Practice

Institute of Medicine, 2009

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… Read More

Protecting Patients, Preserving Integrity, Advancing Health

by Association of American Medical Colleges & Association of American Universities

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.  Read More

Grants and Funding: Financial Conflict of Interest

National Institutes of Health

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… Read More

Conflict of Interest in Biomedical Research: FASEB Guidelines

Journal of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology
by Laura Brockway & Leo Furch

This article suggests conflict of interest guidelines for individual biomedical investigators to address the challenges faced when financial relationships exist with industry. Read More

Conflict of Interest in Biomedical Research

The Hastings Center

This link provides a brief overview of the issues arising due to conflict of interest. Read More

Understanding Financial Conflict of Interest

New England Journal of Medicine
by David Thompson

This is a seminal work on conflicts of interest that is aimed at creating a better understanding the nature of conflict of interests and the effects of such conflicts on medical research. Read More

Conflicts of Interest in Biomedical Research

Journal of the American Medical Association
by David Korn

This article provides reasons why financial conflicts of interest should be a focus of attention for the academic medical community. Read More

Scope and Impact of Financial Conflict of Interest in Biomedical Research

Journal of the American Medical Association
by Justin Bekelman, Yan Li & Cary Gross

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. Read More

Institutional Financial Conflicts of Interest in Research Universities

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.   Read More

Anonymity, the Production of Goods, and Institutional Design

Fordham Law Review, Forthcoming
by Jeffrey Skopek

Abstract: In this article, I demonstrate that anonymity has been misconceived as an aspect of privacy, and that understanding this mistake reveals a powerful and underutilized set of legal tools for facilitating… Read More