The new Public Health Service (PHS) Financial Conflict of Interest (FCOI) rules apply to all US Public Service AgenciesIn addition, some other funders have or are planning to adopt the PHS CFOI rules.  These may include, but are not limited to the Alliance of Lupus Research, American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, Arthritis Foundation, and the Susan G. Komen for the Cure.



For UCSD paid investigators with active funding:
UCSD LMS training site for FCOI training
Be sure to forward the email (sample) verifying your completion of the FCOI training to your VMRF Contracts and Grants Administrator or to


All others: (incl. Subrecipients, consultants, other key employees)
UCSD is allowing VMRF to use its stand-alone FCOI Public Health training module.   
Be sure to email the certificate of completion to your VMRF Contracts and Grants Administrator or

VMRF Conflict of Interest Policy



Standard VA FCOI Statement

VMRF Addendum (Use in addition to above for all PHS-funded research.)

For questions, please contact your VMRF Contracts and Grants administrator.


For information concerning any Significant Financial Interest disclosed to VMRF, please contact VMRF will send information to the provided contact information within 5 business days.