Thomas Jefferson University

Conflicts of Interest

The Committee on Conflicts of Interest and Commitment administers the Conflicts of Interest Program at Thomas Jefferson University. Being open about conflicts of interest (COI) allows everyone, including patients, students, and the public, to judge for themselves whether particular relationships influence decisions we make when carrying out Jefferson-related responsibilities. Disclosing conflicts of interest is one of the means through which we demonstrate our commitment to integrity and transparency.

To learn more about Jefferson's Conflicts of Interest and Commitment Program, read the program brochure and frequently asked questions.

Persons covered by Jefferson’s COI policies have a continuing obligation to disclose if your circumstances change.

Jefferson community members with campus keys: Click here to access the secure COI-Smart platform to review or update your disclosure.

Jefferson Board members and external researchers: Click here to access the secure COI-Smart platform to review or update your disclosure.

Per the below policies, designated faculty, key personnel, and members of the Board of Trustees are required to disclose any actual or potential conflicts of interest on an annual basis. 

Board of Trustees, Officers, and Senior Management

University Conflicts of Interest Policy


COI Training for Researchers

Researchers at Jefferson are required to complete Conflicts of Interest training through the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) Program.  Click here for additional information about CITI Training and instructions for registration.


Public Disclosure Requests

Public disclosures may be requested in writing using this form: Public Disclosure Requests Form

For more information and assistance with completing your COI disclosure, please call 215-503-6300 or email