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Conflict of Interest and Ethics Statements

NASPGHAN has earned the respect of other scientific and professional organizations, and the general public, as a leader in advocating for the optimal health of our patients and their families. The society’s goals and objectives in this regard are realized through efforts in patient care, education, research, service, and policy development. Maintenance of this trust in NASPGHAN’s integrity and mission are of paramount importance to the society. The following ethics documents are designed as a guide for NASPGHAN members and associates. They are based on the fundamental principles of medical ethics, namely: autonomy, non-maleficence, beneficence, and justice.

Conflict of Interest Policy for Officers, Committee Chairs and Committee Members of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN)
  Conflict of Interest Flowchart
(Adopted May 2009)

  • NASPGHAN Policy on Resolution of Conflict of Interest for Officers and Committees     (revised Feb 2007)

  • Flowchart for Resolution of Conflicts of Interest (adopted September 2008)

  • NASPGHAN Policy on Ethics in Journalism. (adopted October 2005)


  • NASPGHAN Policy on Due Process (adopted October 2005)


  • NASPGHAN Policy on Code of Ethics for Professional Conduct (adopted July 2005)

  • NASPGHAN Policy on Conflict of Interest and Relationships with Industry and Other Organizations (adopted July 2005)


  • Additional Policy Statements

    NASPGHAN Policy on Links and External Resources on Website
    Adopted May 2011

  • NASPGHAN Confidentiality Policy
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