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Financial Conflict of Interest Training

The Public Health Service (PHS) has revised its policies regarding financial conflict of interest. Effective August 24, 2012, prior to proposal submission the principal investigator and any person who is responsible for the design, conduct or reporting of research funded by a PHS agency must have submitted a “Financial Interest Disclosure Form for PHS Investigators.” Additionally, prior to expenditure of funds on an award, online financial conflict of interest training must be completed.

Please follow the instructions listed below to select the required "Conflict of Interest" training.  


  • Training is valid for up to 4 years.
  • You do not need a JMU e-id to register for training.
  • Training is free.
  1. Go to to register. Complete the steps to set up your member profile and to affiliate with JMU.
  2. To add a course, select ONLY "I need to take courses involving “Conflict of Interest."
  3. From the Main Menu, select "Enter" under Status. You should be registered ONLY for "Conflict of Interest, Stage 1."

Important Notice: 
CITI Program has updated their public facing website. The new home page now has a blue Log In button in the top right corner. You will continue to log in with your CITI Program credentials. Once you log in, you will see the same Learner Management System (LMS) interfaces as before.

Technical issues should be addressed to or to (305) 243-7970.