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Noteworthy Policies: Conflict of Interest
As part of the performance of official functions, each AREF employee is subject to Federal Conflicts of Interest. Each employee shall sign a “Standards of Ethical Conduct and Related Responsibilities of Employees” at the beginning of their work with the Foundation.
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Policies & Procedures


AREF Policies & Procedures

General Policies
General information related to fund management, indirect costs, research activities, insurance, project closeout, and the transfer of equipment and/or funds.
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Educational Activities
Non-profit educational activities supported by the Atlanta Research and Education Foundation require review and approval by the Non-Profit Education and Training Subcommittee. This area contains general information and guidelines related to classifying an activity as an educational activity and also information on the operation of the Subcommittee.
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Accounting
Information on accounting principles and procedures, Inspector General oversight, account details, inactive account policies, acceptance and deposit of funds, administrative overhead fees, and distribution of funds.
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Purchasing
Details on purchase orders, journal clubs/seminars/on-site research meetings, reimbursement policies, subscription and memberships, patient payment guidelines, and consultant information.
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Hiring
Definitions of types of employees, information on AREF hiring practices, and adherence to the Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA).
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Conflict of Interest
As part of the performance of official functions, each AREF employee is subject to Federal Conflict of Interest Policy. Each of person shall sign a “Standards of Ethical Conduct and Related Responsibilities of Employees” at the beginning of their work with the Foundation.
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Research Misconduct
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Honorariums
Information surrounding the receipt and payment of honoraria.
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Travel
Descriptions of practices for coordinating travel through both the VA Medical Center and the Atlanta Research & Education Foundation.
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Reimbursement
To ensure that VA Medical Center is properly reimbursed at an appropriate rate for costs incurred in the performance of a research study that is considered above and beyond normal patient care activities, reimbursement guidelines have been developed and are described here.
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