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Conflict of Interest

Policy Statements

The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT):

80.101

requires its Directors, employees, site visitors, and appeal panel members to be conscious of the potential for real or perceived conflict of interest in the performance of their responsibilities.

80.102 requires its Directors and employees to refrain from participating in discussion or vote on accreditation actions, if a real or perceived conflict of interest arises as prescribed by the JRCERT Bylaws, Article 14.
80.103 prohibits any Director or employee from serving as a consultant for compensation to any program subject to JRCERT accreditation.
80.104

prohibits an individual from serving as a site visitor for a program if:

  • the sponsor to be visited is in the state of the individual’s residence or employment, or
  • the individual has been an appointee, employee or recent graduate (within five (5) years) of the sponsor or program, or
  • the individual has been a consultant to or holds a financial interest in the sponsor or program, or
  • has relatives who are appointees or employees of the sponsor, or
  • the individual is unacceptable to officials of the sponsor or the program.

Procedures

The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT):

80.101A

requires the Directors and employees to bi-annually sign a Conflict of Interest Agreement to reaffirm their commitment to the JRCERT. 

80.101B

requires Directors to complete annually, and prior to being installed, the Director Disclosure Form.

80.101C

requires the Director Disclosure Form to be reviewed by the Executive Committee at the annual JRCERT Board of Directors meeting to assure there are no conflicts of interest, such as, but not limited to: serving on the board of a professional health sciences organization or serving on a board/committee that is associated with other health sciences accreditors.    

80.101D

requires, if there is a conflict of interest noted on the Director Disclosure Form, the Director to relinquish their role on the organization/committee.

80.101E

requires the site visitor/apprentice to annually sign a Conflict of Interest Agreement to reaffirm their commitment to the JRCERT.  

80.102A reflects the non-participation in meeting minutes of any Director refraining from deliberation, discussion, or vote on any accreditation action.
80.103A recognizes that consultation provided to programs in the course of Directors or employees fulfilling the responsibilities of their positions is excluded from this policy.

Cross References

80.200 Integrity of the Accreditation Process
Bylaws

Adopted by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology:  04/04
Revised:  04/11; 10/11; 04/19; 03/21