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University of California Ethics Program

Find information about the University of California Ethics Program.

The Office of the President has created the University of California Ethics Program. Key elements include:

  1. The Statement of Ethical Values reconfirming UC's commitment to:
    • Integrity
    • Excellence
    • Accountability
    • Respect
  2. The Standards of Ethical Conduct stating the conduct expected of UC researchers, faculty, staff, students, and others in 12 key areas, including:
    • Conflict of interest
    • Confidentiality
    • Ethical conduct of research
    • Financial accountability
  3. An implementation program, which included:
    • Appointment of an Ethics Rollout Team to develop and implement strategies for implementation of UCSD's ethics program
    • An online Ethics Briefing required for all university employees, including student employees.

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