Conflict of Interest

Conflict of Interest Program

Who needs to complete the ADF?

The Attestation and Disclosure form must be completed by:

  • All faculty and institutional officials regardless of their involvement in research.
  • All individuals with the authority to approve financial and / or personnel transactions at U of L regardless of their involvement in research.
  • All individuals receiving any portion of their compensation through an externally funded project , regardless of sponsoring agency.
  • All individuals not covered by the preceding who are participating in research under the auspices of U of L.

How do I complete the ADF requirement?

The Attestation and Disclosure Form (ADF) is available upon logging in to the iRIS system. The instructions for completing the ADF are available for download. Please follow the instructions for the successful completion of your ADF.

Travel Disclosure Form

The Travel Disclosure Form is used ONLY to report any paid or reimbursed travel from an external entity (not UofL) that exceeds $5,000 annually from October 1 - September 30.

This form will not fulfill your annual Attestation and Disclosure Form (ADF) requirement.

If you need to complete your annual Attestation and Disclosure Form (ADF), please see those instructions in the section above.

The Travel Disclosure Form is available in iRIS and the instructions are available for download.

How do I complete the COI training course in CITI?

Effective October 1, 2015, the ADF now also contains the Conflict of Interest training element; however, the Conflict of Interest training Course will remain available on the CITI training platform.

Download the instructions for completing the free, online Conflict of Interest training course.

Any individual that has completed the ADF on or after October 1, 2015, as a covered individual involved in research, has completed the COI training requirement, but can access the additional COI training on CITI.

How can I request information on identified conflicts of interest for PHS-funded awards?

Please fill out the request form.