Should Failure to Disclose Significant Financial Conflicts of Interest Be Considered Research Misconduct?

JAMA
December 11, 2018, Vol 320, No. 22, Pages 2283-2387
http://jama.jamanetwork.com/issue.aspx

Should Failure to Disclose Significant Financial Conflicts of Interest Be Considered Research Misconduct?
Jeffrey R. Botkin, MD, MPH
JAMA. 2018;320(22):2307-2308. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.17525
This Viewpoint proposes that failure of authors to completely disclose conflicts of interest (COIs) should be considered a form of research misconduct subject to institutional review and sanctions if appropriate to establish a basic standard of consistent COI reporting.