Service Related

Conflict of Interest
Policy Scorecard

University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences The Pritzker School of Medicine

Service Related COI Grade:

Fee-For-Service Policy:

Self-Referral Policy:

Policy absent or unlikely to have substantial impact

Model policy

Policy Excerpt:

"“Significant Financial Interest” means anything of monetary value that does or could reasonably be perceived to directly and significantly affect the design, conduct or reporting of funded research, or the performance of other Institutional Responsibilities, whether or not the value is readily ascertainable.1 “Significant Financial Interests” can include, but are not limited to, salary or other payments for services (e.g., consulting fees or honoraria), royalties from the University of Chicago or other organizations, equity interests (e.g., stocks, stock options or other ownership interests) and intellectual property rights (e.g. patents, patent applications, copyrights, licenses and royalties from such rights). For purposes of disclosure of Significant Financial Interests, Covered Persons must disclose their own Significant Financial Interests, as well as Significant Financial Interests of their spouse or University-registered domestic o r c i v i c u n i o n partner and dependent children."

"Clinical Care. Covered Persons in the Biological Sciences Division may be involved in the delivery of clinical care to patients. When the Significant Financial Interests of such a Covered Person could be perceived to be in conflict with decisions made regarding the

treatment of patients, such conflict may be addressed in the Covered Person’s management plan."

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