Investigators with potential financial conflicts of interest may need to complete a management plan, contact firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
This page provides suggested options for investigators to consider when developing proposed management plans for financial conflicts of interest.
- Investigator serving for the outside organization while another faculty member serves as PI for the university (who has no oversight from the conflicted investigator)
- Modification/severance/divestiture/restructuring of financial interest
- Reduction of financial interest
- Public disclosure of relationship(s) at all presentations and when submitting publications
- For research projects involving human subjects, disclosure of financial conflicts of interest directly to human subjects
- Exclusion of investigator from all business transactions between the university and the organization in which the financial interest is held
- Use of third-party for all negotiations between the university and the organization in which the financial interest is held
- Removal of the investigator from all purchasing decisions
- Reducing the percentage of the investigator’s contract to accommodate the outside interest
- Placing the outside interest in a blind trust
- Monitoring of research by an independent reviewer or review panel
- Monitoring research by an administrative agent (such as a representative of the Dean’s office)
- Disqualification of investigator from participation in part of the research that interacts with the outside organization in which the investigator holds a financial interest (project separation monitored)