A conflict of interest exists when personal activities or relationships interfere (or appear to interfere) with a healthcare professional’s objectivity and judgment in doing what is best for their patient(s) or the operations of the Chest Wall Injury Society.
Please disclose all relevant financial relationships for yourself (and spouse/significant other if applicable) for the previous 12 months. Financial relationships are those relationships in which the individual benefits by receiving a salary, royalty, intellectual property rights, consulting fee, honoraria for promotional speakers’ bureau, ownership interest (e.g., stocks, stock options or other ownership interest, excluding diversified mutual funds), or other financial benefit.
Financial benefits are usually associated with roles such as employment, management position, independent contractor (including contracted research), consulting, speaking and teaching, membership on advisory committees or review panels, board membership, and other activities from which remuneration is received, or expected.
Please note: CWIS considers relationships of the person to include financial relationships of a spouse or partner.
CWIS has not set a minimum dollar amount for relationships to be significant. Inherent in any amount is the incentive to maintain or increase the value of the relationship.