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FCOI Training & Information

Introduction to Financial Interest Reporting:


Training Information:

Federal Regulation stipulate that you must be trained every 4 years on the conflict of interest policy.  MMC recognizes two training opportunities; NIH and CITI.


NIH Tutorial on Conflicts Of Interest

Training Link: NIH Training on Financial Conflicts of Interest

Please use Internet Explorer (Windows) or Safari (Mac) to access the NIH Tutorial

When you reach the end of the tutorial please print the certificate of completion and send a copy to Michelle Fontaine (

  • You may print to a PDF or to a printer.
  • If you have problems with printing, please take a screen shot (instructions below*).


CITI Training on Conflicts of Interest

Link to the CITI program:

  • Login to CITI
  • Select the "Add a course or update your learners groups for Maine medical Center" link
  • Select Yes under the Financial Conflict of Interest question.
  • This will add the course to your list and you may begin the course.


* Instructions on how to Print screen or take a snapshot

  1. Hit PRINT SCREEN (or ALT - PRINT SCREEN to take a picture of the active window only)
  2. Paste it into a Microsoft Word document or Microsoft Paint
    1. MS Word: Open a new Word document and hit PASTE (CTRL-V), then save the document.
    2. MS Paint: Start → Programs → Accessories → Paint. Paste the screenshot (CTRL-V) and save the document.


  • Command-Shift-4 then select an area: Takes a screenshot of an area and save it as a file on the desktop


  • Command-Shift-3: Takes a screenshot of the whole screen, and save it as a file on the desktop


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