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Ethical Standards
Belmont Report The Belmont Report is the standard basic ethical document for the protection of human subjects. It is essential reading for any researcher using human subjects in their research.
AMA Statement of Principles

This ethics statement has been widely cited and many specialty codes are based on it.

Legal Rules & Regulations

Summary of the HIPAA privacy rule

Federal Guidelines NIH website on conflict of interest contains a variety of commentary on financial conflict of interest as well as the official policy
Conflict of Interest for Federal Grantee Office of Extramural Research, National Institutes of Health
Copyright Standards Lamar Soutter Library copyright information and resources
Professional Standards & Ethical Guidelines
American Medical Association

The American Medical Association's website provides access to the Code of Ethics of the AMA on which psychiatric ethics are based.

American Psychiatric Association Ethics resources and standards
AACAP The website of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry presents the organization's guidelines on conflict of interest for researchers and clinicians as well as a general code of ethics.
American Psychological Association The principles of medical ethics

The organizational site of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law includes the ethical guidelines for the practice of forensic psychiatry. 

American Counseling Association Code of Ethics Assistance with ethical dilemmas, revisions and professional standards.
Practice Guidelines for LGB Clients

Guidelines for psychological practice with lesbian, gay, and bisexual clients

UMass Rules & Regulations
UMass Conflict of Interest Policy on conflicts of interest relating to intellectual property and commercial ventures.
UMass Chan Medical School IRB Clinical Research Reviews- expedited reviews, exempt studies, and order of procedure
UMass Memorial Medical Group Coding, Billing, & Documentation Training and Sanctions

Employed physicians and non-physician care givers coding, billing, and documentation training and sanctions

UMMHC Compliance Education UMMHC corporate compliance

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