Outside Financial Interests

Financial Interest (FI):

1. Any remuneration to the Investigator (and/or those of the Investigator’s Immediate Family Member) from outside the University, and/or

2. Any equity holdings or ownerships of the Investigator (and/or those of the Investigator’s Immediate Family Member), and/or

3. Intellectual property rights and interests (e.g., new technology disclosures, patents, copyrights) where a company has entered into an option to license, or license, such rights and interests from the University.

4. Intellectual property rights and interests upon receipt of income related to such rights and interests.

Note: At this University, all royalties, including those received by the Investigator from this University, are to be disclosed.

Financial Interest (FI) Exclusions: • Income from investment vehicles, such as mutual funds and retirement accounts, as long as the Investigator does not directly control the investment decisions made in these vehicles; • Income from seminars, lectures or teaching engagements sponsored by a federal, state or local government agency, a (United States) institution of higher education as defined at 20 U.S.C. 1001 (a), an academic teaching hospital, a medical center, or a research institute that is affiliated with an institution of higher education; or • Income from service on advisory committees or review panels for a federal, state or local government agency, a (United States) institution of higher education as defined at 20 U.S.C. 1001 (a), an academic teaching hospital, a medical center, or a research institute that is affiliated with an institution of higher education.

What Must be Reported?

Financial Interests:

• Financial Interests, where when aggregated for any one entity is greater than $5,000

• Equity interests

• Intellectual Property Rights and Interests, where royalty and other forms of payment are in excess of $5,000

• Travel (for PHS/NIH only)

External Obligations

  • An unpaid position - held as an officer, trustee, director, advisor, scientific advisor, board member or consultant - of a for-profit or not-for-profit entity.

Note: The above include obligations and financial interest for both you and any Immediate Family Members (spouse, domestic or civil union partnere and dependent children)

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