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SUPPORTING A CULTURE OF RIGOR, REPRODUCIBILITY, AND RESPONSIBLE CONDUCT OF RESEARCH 

New COI/COC policy effective June 1, 2020   

DOSI Mission

Education

Oversight

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.

Concerns may also be reported anonymously through the Integrity Line at 1-800-826-8109.

Accountability

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.

Upcoming Events

Sep
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September 30, 2020 | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
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Oct
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October 1, 2020 | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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Oct
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October 14, 2020 | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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Integrity Insights

Angie Solomon, Associate Director, Duke University’s Conflict of Interest Office, explains the main revisions of the COI/COC policy for Duke researchers.

Here we will discuss three Duke-supported data storage options

In April 2019, Duke announced a new cloud-based option for managing and storing research documentation and data

Duke researchers can expand their knowledge and skills in Data management, data science, healthcare informatics and other topics by taking free, online Coursera courses.