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VA Draft Scientific Integrity Policy

VA Directive 0005:Scientific Integrity (DRAFT)What is the Draft VA Scientific Integrity Policy?
At the direction of the President, the Department of Veterans Affairs and other federal agencies have drafted policies to foster a culture of transparency, integrity, and ethical behavior and to protect researchers from inappropriate influence in the development and application of scientific and technological findings.  A draft version of VA's Scientific Integrity Policy (PDF / MS Word) is now available for public comment. 

How do I submit comments?
Written comments may be submitted:

  • Online at http://www.Regulations.gov
  • By Mail or Hand-Delivery to
    • Director, Regulations Management (02REG)
      Department of Veterans Affairs
      810 Vermont Avenue, NW, Room 1068
      Washington, DC  20420
  • By Fax to (202) 273-9026

Comments should indicate that they are submitted in response to “VA Draft Scientific Integrity Policy Draft VA Directive 0005: Scientific Integrity.” 

All comments received will be available for public inspection in the Office of Regulation Policy and Management, Room 1063B, between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday (except holidays).  To schedule an appointment please call (202) 461-4902.