The Trusted Standard in Research, Ethics, Compliance, and Safety Training

The Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI Program) is dedicated to serving the training needs of colleges and universities, healthcare institutions, technology and research organizations, and governmental agencies, as they foster integrity and professional advancement of their learners.

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95% of Carnegie R1 Research Universities are 10+ year subscribers
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Utilized by the Top-25 Best National Universities*
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Celebrating 22 Years of Serving Education and Science Communities
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Over 10 Million Learners with 19+ Million Course Completions
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Utilized by the Top-25 Ranked U.S. Hospitals

Explore Our Course Catalog

QA/QI: Human Subjects Research

Learn about QA/QI programs, how to conduct an internal audit, and strategies for using the findings.

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Disaster Response and Research Reactivation

Provides strategies and information pertinent to disaster response and research reactivation.

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Clery Act Training

An in-depth review of the Clery Act and how higher education institutions can comply with applicable regulations.

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Clinical Trial Staff Diversity and Cultural Humility

Discusses how clinical trial staff diversity and cultural humility can yield diverse subject recruitment and improved study outcomes.

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Title IX: 50 Years and Modern Challenges

An in-depth review of the historical impact of Title IX and how to navigate modern challenges within higher education to ensure compliance.

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Drones in Academia

Explores the use of drones in research and the regulations and requirements researchers and administrators need to know.

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Preparing for Success in Scholarly Publishing

Foundational course that orients and prepares learners to engage with the scholarly publication process in an informed way.

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Understanding 483s and Surviving Them

Discusses steps that investigators and clinical sites can take to understand and respond to an FDA Form 483.

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Managing Your Grants as Systems: A Guide for Grant Management Success

Covers a systems approach to grant management and provides strategies for managing your team and your grant.

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Preparing to Publish in Traditional and Hybrid Journals

Covers key concepts in scholarly publishing and provides an overview of the publication process for both traditional and hybrid...

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Data Management and Security for Student Researchers: An Overview

Covers the best practices of data management and security for graduate student researchers.

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Protocol Development and Execution: Beyond a Concept

An in-depth review of the development and execution of protocols.

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Race in Clinical Research: Ethics and IRB Decision Making

Explores the concept of race in clinical research and important ethical and regulatory questions.

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Research Equity and the Part We Play

Discusses ways to improve diversity and equity among clinical trial participants.

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U.S. DoD Regulations & Requirements for Human Subject Research

Reviews DoD requirements and limitations for research.

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CRISPR Genome Editing: Rewriting DNA and the Future of Humanity

Describes CRISPR genome editing, including its applications and ethical questions.

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Privacy and Ethics for Connected and Automated Vehicles

An overview of connected and automated vehicles (CAVs) and the associated privacy and ethical challenges.

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Undue Foreign Influence: Risks and Mitigations

Explore key ethical, export, security, intellectual property, and transparency requirements related to international engagement.

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Infection Prevention in Healthcare Settings

Provides learners with a foundational understanding of infection prevention techniques.

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Laser Safety

Meets the requirements of a general laser safety training program for research and medical institutions.

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General Laboratory Safety for Non-Laboratory Personnel

Hazard awareness, communication, and safe practices for non-lab personnel working in and around laboratory facilities.

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FDA Inspections of GMP Facilities: How to Be Inspection Ready

Discusses the FDA’s approach to inspecting GMP facilities and the ways that facilities can prepare for inspections.

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Explores recent FDA enforcement of FDAAA 801 and noncompliance pitfalls to avoid.

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FCPA and University Research: What Faculty and Administrators Need to Know

Reviews FCPA as it relates to university research.

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CRA Soft Skills, Time Management, and Effective Site Relationships

Discusses the importance of CRA soft skills in building productive relationships with sites and sponsors.

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Improving the Clinical Trial Participant’s Experience

Discusses ways that sponsors, sites, and clinical research organizations can transform the clinical trial experience.

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Cost Allowability on Federally Sponsored Awards

A review of allowability of expenditures on federally supported projects.

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IRB Review of Observational Research

Explores different types of observational research and provides best practices for IRB review.

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Partnering with Technology Companies

Provides an overall approach to and best practices for partnering with technology companies to design and conduct research.

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How to Effectively Manage a Research Administration Team

Provides research administrators with strategies to build, improve, and retain employees.

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CTrials by BRANY

CTrials helps grow sponsored research programs by taking on the many administrative challenges inherent in managing clinical trials.

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Protocol Builder

Protocol Builder is an online protocol writing and collaboration platform that also speed up your pre-review turnaround times.

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Tech Software

Tech Software a leading provider of SaaS compliance solutions for higher-education, academic medical centers, hospitals, government and biotech companies.

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The Network of Networks (N2)

N2 is a not-for-profit alliance of Canadian research networks and organizations working to enhance national clinical research capability and capacity.

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BIC Study Foundation

BIC Study Foundation is a resource for those who want to take CITI Program courses in Korean. They are a certified training provider by the Korean FDA/MAFRA for HRPP and ACU Programs.

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Meet A Few Of Our Expert Authors and Presenters

Our courses are built by over 150 highly qualified experts and rigorously peer reviewed to incorporate various perspectives and ensure accuracy, completeness, and overall quality.

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Douglas Cromey, MS

University of Arizona

Mr. Cromey is a microscopy core facility manager at the University of Arizona. He has over 40 years of microscopy expertise. In addition to publishing on the topic of scientific image manipulation ethics, he as been invited to speak at several national events and meetings.

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Mark Green, MBA, CCEP, CHC, CHPC

I have more than 10 years of compliance professional experience. This includes positions with Jackson Health System, Sanitas USA, Broward Health and Florida International University. I have achieved a Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science. I am a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP), Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC) and Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHPC).

Content Contibutor alavy sos

Alavy Sos, MS

Children's National Hospital

Alavy is a research compliance executive with 18 years of experience in corporate compliance, regulatory affairs, research compliance, and research ethics. He has worked in academia, non-profits, and with the U.S military in various roles ensuring institutions adhere to federal and local standards within their research programs.

Content Contributor Lisa Martinez

Lisa Martinez, MD, FACP

Florida Atlantic University

Lisa C. Martinez is a General Internist and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Florida Atlantic University. She directs the Foundations of Medicine course and the College of Medicine. She has interests in care of under-served populations, preventive health and medical education.

In Our Learners' Words

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Julie S.

Assistant Professor & Postdoctoral Research Fellow

These courses were easy to access and succinct, which made a review of the Belmont Report key tenets, as well as the review of differences between practice and research, a focused and time efficient endeavor.

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Myrene M.

Associate Faculty

The course materials are brief and clear. Such brevity and clarity are perfect for those who are busy with other duties at work and provide for a more friendly and less overwhelming task. I love the quizzes because I can learn from my mistakes. After submitting the quiz, the correct and wrong answers are explained. This reinforces learning.

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Folasade A.


I like the opportunity to be able to read/review CITI study notes at any time.

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Motunrayo O.


Very educative course. It was insightful and informative. I learned and relearned a lot.

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Courses Approved by a Top Academic CME Provider

CITI Program courses are approved for CME credits through the Albert Einstein Montefiore Continuing Professional Development Center (CPDC).

Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center (Einstein) is accredited by the Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education to provide continuing education activities for healthcare professionals. Einstein is accredited to offer continuing education credit for the following professions: medicine, nursing, psychology, pharmacy, dentistry, optometry, social work, nutritional science, and athletic training.

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