Helpful Policies

Faculty entrepreneurs interested in commercializing their discoveries are subject to policies and paperwork requirements that vary based on title, level and compensation. Faculty may also have specific departmental requirements in addition to institutional requirements.

The following policies may be helpful, but should not be considered a complete list of requirements. For additional information, contact your department head or contact UCLA Health Innovation personnel.

Conflict of Commitment

Conflict of Interest

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For answers to questions about conflict of interest and conflict of commitment, Department of Medicine faculty can contact:

Ann Pollack
Assistant Vice Chancellor–Research; Campus Research Compliance Coordinator
[email protected]

Jonathan R. Hiatt, MD
Vice Dean for Faculty
[email protected]

For answers to additional questions about innovation matters, contact UCLA Health Innovation.