Conflict of Interest (COI) Subcommittee


Reviews new and existing administrative requirements imposed by federal regulations and agencies related to conflicts of interest and commitment (individual and institutional). The subcommittee emphasizes projects that provide the community with tools to reduce administrative burden and streamline operations, as well as identifying promising practices already in use.  The subcommittee also undertakes activities that: quantify burden, identify areas of potential burden reduction, and identify opportunities to harmonize requirements across federal agencies.

Current Activities & Initiatives

  • COI Collection, Review, & Management Practices Survey
  • Template Management Plan
  • Consulting Agreement Addendum & Tool Kit

FDP Resources, Tools, and Samples

Other Resources

FDP Meeting Session Slides & Meeting Summaries

All meeting presentations and summaries can be located at the Meetings & Listening Sessions webpage.

Contact Information

COI Subcommittee Co-chair(s):
April Pepperdine, University of Michigan
Lindsey Spangler, Duke University

Please contact the Conflict of Interest Subcommittee at with any questions, comments, suggestions, or concerns.