Conflict Interest Guidance
CORRESPONDING OR LEAD AUTHORS: Electronic Journal of General Medicine policy requires that the corresponding or lead author of all manuscripts (on behalf of all authors in the paper) reveal in a signed statement any 1) financial interests or arrangements with a company whose product was used in a study or is referred to in a manuscript, 2) any financial interests of arrangement with a competing company, 3) any direct payment to an author(s) from any source for the purpose of writing the manuscript, and 4) any other financial connections, direct or indirect, or other situations that might raise the question of bias in the work reported or the conclusions, implications, or opinions stated – including pertinent commercial or other sources of funding for the individual author(s) or for the associated department(s) or organization(s), personal relationships, or direct academic competition.
If the manuscript is published, such information must be communicated in a note following the text, before the references.
Upon acceptance of your paper the completed form should be sent to

Conflict Interest Form