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What funding requires Conflict of Interest training?
Conflict of interest training is not required for all grant recipients. It is only required for Public Health Services (PHS) grant recipients.
What offices/agencies does PHS include:
NIH - National Institutes of Health
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
AHRQ - Agency of Healthcare Research and Quality
ATSDR - Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
ASPR - Office of the Assistant Secretary of Preparedness and Response
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
HRSA - Health Resources and Services Administration
IHS - Indian Health Services
OASH - Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health
OGA - Office of Global Affairs
SAMHSA - Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
Each Investigator* (as defined by the regulation), and each subrecipient investigator(s), must complete Conflict of Interest training at the time of applying for PHS funding and at least every four years, or immediately under the following circumstances:
- An institution revises its policy in a manner that affects Investigator requirements
- An investigator is new to the Institution and brings PHS funding with him/her
- An institution finds that an investigator is not in compliance with the institutions' Conflict of Interest policy or management plan
SUNY Potsdam provides training through the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI). You must register for the training at https://www.citiprogram.org
How you answer the questions when you register will determine what modules you are required to take. You may add the 'Conflict of Interest Course' after you have registered from the CITI homepage under "Add a Course".
Should you have any questions regarding your registration contact Jack McGuire, x2130, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Investigator - includes the following: project director, principal investigator, or anyone responsible for the design, conduct or reporting or research results. It can encompass a collaborator, consultant, subgrantee/subcontractor/subrecipient.