Conflicts of Interest

The ICMJE Conflict of Interest form is used by many journals.

  1. Download the form to your computer.
  2. Open the form in Adobe Acrobat Reader, fill it out and then save it to your computer.
  3. Submit the form directly to the journal to which you send your manuscript.

Please note:

Your completed form is NOT to be submitted to the ICMJE and it cannot be saved to the ICMJE website. Save the form on your own computer and check with the journal you are submitting to for specific instructions on how to submit your completed form to them.


The form is designed to be completed in Adobe Acrobat Reader and stored electronically on your computer.
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Note on Date Fields:
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