Research Administration Office

Financial Conflict of Interest Training for Faculty and Investigators


In order to comply with financial Conflict of Interest (fCOI) policies, all faculty and investigators named in US Public Health Service and National Science Foundation proposals must complete fCOI training prior to award set up.

Online training is available through the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI): https://www.citiprogram.org

Note:  When registering at the above link, new users should select Harvard University (Cambridge/Allston campus) as the participating institution.

Please note that an investigator is defined as the Principal Investigator and any other person who is responsible for the design, conduct, or reporting of research funded by an agency of the US Public Health Service (including the National Institutes for Health), the National Science Foundation and certain other sponsors , or proposed for such funding, including sub-grantees, contractors, or collaborators.

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