What's New

February 26, 2015 The DEC Annual Workshop will be held Tuesday, April 28, 2015 in the Lister Hill Audiotorium, NIH (Building 38A).
February 1, 2015 Visit the forms page to review submission deadlines for ethics actions requiring NEO review.
January 28, 2015 An updated form HHS-697, Foreign Activities Questionnaire (12/14) has been posted on the HHS Intranet.
December 3, 2014 The 2015 Ethics Calendar from OGC is now available (PDF, 15 pages).
December 2, 2014 The DEC/EC meeting schedule and NEAC meeting dates have been updated for 2015.
December 1, 2014 The U.S. Office of Government Ethics has issued the 2015 Schedule of Important Ethics Dates. This document contains a month-by-month listing of deadlines and reminders for agency ethics officials for the upcoming calendar year.
October 6, 2014 Revised Policy - Conflict of Interest Requirements for Researchers and Research Staff (SOP 21; Effective 10/27/14). For additional information on policy revisions please visit the protocol review section on the procedures topic page.
October 3, 2014

***New ethics policy guidance released regarding Official Participation in a Leadership Position of a 501(c) Nonprofit Professional Organization***
See Policy, Employee Guidance Notice, Participation Comparison document, and Official Duty Memorandum here.
Visit the new ethics program website page added for Professional Organizations.