This requirement is mandated under the 2011 Public Health Service regulations and is in addition to the requirements for submitting an annual PHSA COI declaration form.
The information here applies to NIH investigators at the BC Cancer Agency. If you are an NIH Investigator elsewhere at PHSA, you will be covered by the NIH process at your affiliated university: UBC, SFU, or UVic.
If you are an investigator on an NIH proposal or project at the BC Cancer Agency (BCCA), you will need to make sure to:
The BC Cancer Agency Office of Research Facilitation (ORF) will not sign off on any NIH proposal until all list investigators have completed the items above.
Two online training tutorials must be completed by each NIH Investigator before engaging in NIH-funded research:
Training certificates need to be uploaded into the PHSA COI Declaration form. Every four years, an automated email will be sent to you reminding you to renew your training.