SUPPORTING A CULTURE OF RIGOR, REPRODUCIBILITY, AND RESPONSIBLE CONDUCT OF RESEARCH
Advancing Scientific Integrity Services and Training (ASIST)
ASIST develops programming in support of Duke’s collective commitment to maintaining and improving a culture of scientific integrity.
Conflict of Interest (COI)
COI collaborates with faculty, staff, internal Duke offices and external organizations to ensure quality review, management and reporting of financial conflicts of interest within Duke.
Misconduct in Research
The Misconduct Review Officer - MRO oversees the review of allegations of research misconduct. Duke faculty and staff are able to report possible misconduct concerns directly to the MRO their department chair or division chief, dean or other appropriate institutional official.
Communicating Cultural Standards
Departmental chairs and Institute/Center directors are responsible for setting and maintaining standards to ensure a culture of quality, integrity, and open discourse. To this end, School of Medicine entities have developed Science Culture and Accountability Plans.
Data Management Plans
To improve data integrity and data provenance, principal investigators are encouraged to develop Data Management Plans for their research units.
Clinical Quality Management Program (CQMP)
The CQMP was established to develop and implement a comprehensive, standardized, prospective clinical research monitoring program including quality assurance and quality control measures.