All Researchers at the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine (ICOM) are expected to engage in research and research activities in a professional manner consistent with ethical and moral behavior standards supportive of, and consistent with, the mission and values of ICOM. Research misconduct will not be tolerated at ICOM. Any instance of research misconduct presents a serious threat to the integrity of research processes, the reputation of ICOM, and the credibility of the research community as a whole.
This document affirms the responsibility of ICOM under the Public Health Service (PHS) Policies on Research Misconduct, 42 CFR Part 93, to respond to allegations of research misconduct. The “Research Misconduct Procedure” describes the circumstances, actors, and actions that occur in response to allegations of research misconduct.
At any time, employees or individuals associated with ICOM may have confidential discussions and consultations about concerns of possible misconduct with the Chair/Assistant Dean of the Research Department and will be counseled about appropriate procedures for reporting allegations.
Chair of Research Department