Module 6: Conflicts of Interest

This two part video series addresses ethical issues related to conflicts of interest with patients in healthcare settings and conflicts of interest arising from relationships with industry. These videos encourage participants to think about the numerous ways possible conflicts of interest can arise and how physicians’ ethical responsibilities influence best practices and recommendations regarding how these situations should be managed.

Target Audience

This CME/CE activity is designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, residents, fellows, and community providers.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Describe situations that can create personal and industry-related COIs.

  • Identify when COIs should be disclosed and/or avoided.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 Ethics
  • 0.50 Participation
Course opens: 
04/01/2020
Course expires: 
04/30/2022
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This two part video series addresses ethical issues related to conflicts of interest with patients in healthcare settings and conflicts of interest arising from relationships with industry. These videos encourage participants to think about the numerous ways possible conflicts of interest can arise and how physicians’ ethical responsibilities influence best practices and recommendations regarding how these situations should be managed.

Jennifer Blumenthal-Barby, Ph.D., M.A., Planning Committee Member 
Cullen Associate Professor of Medical Ethics
Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Savitri Fedson, M.D., Planning Committee Member
Associate Professor
Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
Disclosure: honorarium recipient: American Board of Internal Medicine.

Christi J. Guerrini, M.D., Lead Contributor
Assistant Professor
Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
Disclosure: research support: "Ownership of Research Outputs of Genomic Citizen Science Initiatives," "The Sulston Project: making the Knowledge Commons for Interpreting Cancer Genomic Variants More Effective;" employment (with a commercial interest): Suncor Energy (spouse); advisory committee membership: "Addressing ELSI Issues in Unregulated Health research Using Mobile Devices," Committee of Correspondence of the Scientific Working Group on DNA Analysis Methods; consultancy: Committee on the Return of Individual-Specific Research Results Generated in Research Laboratories of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine; board membership: A+ UP Charter School; honorarium recipient: University of Louisville; ownership interests: Suncor Energy, Xpansive Data Systems, Riverbend Acquisitions, LLC, Main Street Natural Gas, Inc., Salt Verde Financial Corp. 

Stephanie Morain, Ph.D., M.P.H., Planning Committee Member
Assistant Professor
Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Baylor College of Medicine designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.    

This activity has been designated by Baylor College of Medicine for 0.5 hours of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

Available Credit

  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 Ethics
  • 0.50 Participation
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