Unpaid role or title with a domestic non-profit professional society, as long as you do not hold a fiduciary duty such as serving as a Board member
Unpaid presentations to professional societies or public audiences
Unpaid grand rounds
Unpaid Continuing Medical Education (CME) activities
Receiving textbooks or journal subscriptions in exchange for conducting peer review services or reviewing a manuscript for an academic publisher or scientific journal
Paid or unpaid service on a study section or grant review panel for a U.S. government sponsor (e.g., NIH, NSF)
Unpaid seminars, lectures or teaching engagements with a U.S. federal, state or local government agency
Unpaid seminars, lectures or teaching engagements with a U.S. college, university, academic health center or affiliated research institution
Unpaid service on advisory committees or review panels for a U.S. college, university, academic health center or affiliated research institution
Reimbursed travel, sponsored or paid for by a U.S. federal, state or local government agency
Reimbursed travel, sponsored or paid for by other public institutions in the United States, including a U.S. college, university, academic health center or affiliated research institution
Ohio State professional activities NOT to disclose
Awards, fellowships, start-up packages or other funding received through Ohio State
Grants or sponsored research funding, including industry-initiated clinical trials, received at Ohio State through the Office of Sponsored Programs
Royalties paid by Ohio State through the Corporate Engagement Office
Travel reimbursement or payment of travel made by The Ohio State University, a university college, department or unit
Travel covered by a sponsored research agreement managed through the Office of Sponsored Programs
Outside activities NOT to disclose
Mutual funds and retirement accounts where you do not directly control the investment decisions
Other activities or relationships that are unrelated to your scientific field and/or work at Ohio State, as long as the organization is not doing business with or seeking to do business with the university
Question: I hold investments in Coca-Cola. The company has nothing to do with my job at Ohio State. However, I know that Ohio State does business with Coca-Cola. Do I have to disclose this in eCOI?
Answer: Not if your only financial interest in Coca-Cola is holding less than five percent of the company’s stock or equity.
Being named on a patent submitted by my former institution or on a patent I hold personally if the patent is not licensed and I don’t receive royalties.