"A non-profit education organization has asked me to participate in a curriculum design project. The project aligns with my expertise and research. They would pay travel and a stipend. Is this a COI/COC ?"

If you are an Investigator and receive a travel reimbursement/sponsorship and/or stipend of any amount from a foreign entity, this must be disclosed as a Foreign Interest for conflict of interest review.

 

If you are an Investigator and receive a stipend of $5,000 or more, this must be disclosed as a Significant Financial Interest for conflict of interest review.

 

If you are an Investigator who has funding from a PHS agency or the Department of Energy and receive a travel sponsorship or reimbursement of any amount, this must be disclosed as a Significant Financial Interest for conflict of interest review.

 

If this activity meets the definition of an Outside Commitment, it should be disclosed for conflict of commitment review.  The Outside Commitment Decision Tree on our Disclosure Requirements webpage may be of assistance in making this determination.

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