Conflict of Interest Complaint Form
Allegations of conflict of interest are taken seriously and are investigated by the Ethics Committee, Scientific Sessions Program Committee or the Education Committee. Your complaint will be referred to the appropriate committee, and you will be informed in writing of the outcome of its review and decision.
To the Complainant:
The Heart Rhythm Society is committed to upholding the highest ethical values and to encourage professional and principled behavior by its staff and volunteers. The Society has an Ethics Committee which has established procedures for monitoring disclosures and ensuring compliance with the Heart Rhythm Society’s Code of Ethics and Professional Standards. It is the role of the Society to educate officers, trustees, volunteers, staff and other members on these issues, actively recognize potential problems and develop proactive policies for individuals and the organization. Each Society trustee, officer, chair, committee, task force and writing group member, and staff member receives a copy of the Society’s Code, and conflict of interest disclosure statements are filed annually by volunteers and senior staff.
Allegations of conflict of interest are taken seriously and are investigated by the Society's Ethics Committee or, in the case of allegations of bias in educational activities, by the Education and/or Scientific Sessions Program Committee.
Return completed form and all requested information to: Heart Rhythm Society | 1325 G Street NW, Suite 400 | Washington, D.C. 20005. Your complaint will be referred to the appropriate committee, and you will be informed in writing of the outcome of its review and decision.