About FDA

Ethics and Integrity Contacts

Division of Ethics and Integrity (DEI) Staff

DEI provides advice and assistance to FDA employees on a variety of ethics related matters including, but not limited to, financial disclosure, prohibited financial interests, outside activities, and post employment restrictions. Employees are encouraged to seek advice, when needed, by contacting the Ethics Advice Hotline at (240) 402-1111 or email FDAEthics_Advice@fda.hhs.gov

FDA Deputy Ethics Counselors Point of Contact (DEC POCs)

The Deputy Ethics Counselor (DEC) is responsible for the ethics program within his/her jurisdiction, e.g., a Center (DEC) Point of Contact (POC) has jurisdiction over activities for employees within his or her Center. DEC POCs are also responsible for ensuring employee compliance with ethics rules, regulations, and policies by working with employees and supervisors. DEC POCs may also provide in-person training on various ethics-related issues.

HHS Office of the General Counsel (OGC)

The HHS Office of the General Counsel (OGC) provides legal advice to the FDA on ethical matters. Please contact the Ethics Advice Hotline at (240) 402-1111 or email FDAEthics_Advice@fda.hhs.gov to obtain advice from OGC.


Mailing Address:
Division of Ethics and Integrity
Food and Drug Administration
1451 Rockville Pike, Suite 2100
Rockville, MD 20852


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