The Trusted Standard in Research, Ethics, and Compliance 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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Celebrating 21 Years of Serving the Research Community
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Over 8 Million Learners with 16+ Million Course Completions
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Utilized by the Top-25 Best National Universities*
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Preparing for Success in Scholarly Publishing

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

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IACUC Protocol Review

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An in-depth course to train IACUC members on conducting protocol reviews.

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

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Reviews FCPA as it relates to university research.

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Research with Mobile Data Collection Tools

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Explores a research team’s experience using mobile audio-visual recording devices in sensitive settings.

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

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Reviews DoD requirements and limitations for research.

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COVID-19: Mental Health for Higher Ed & Healthcare (Free Course)

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A two-webinar course designed to help individuals in higher ed and healthcare settings.

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Getting Started in Grant Writing: An Introduction

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Learn more about grants, where to find them, and how to submit proposals.

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Observational Research Protocols: An Introduction

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Essentials of observational research protocol design and development.

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Comprehensive CRC

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Provides clinical research professionals with basic and advanced training tailored to the CRC’s critical role in the conduct of clinical trials.

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Undue Foreign Influence: Risks and Mitigations

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

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Communicating Research Findings

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This course focuses on effective practices, guidelines, and strategies for communicating and presenting research findings.

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Community-Engaged and Community-Based Participatory Research

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Delivers introductory information to help researchers and community partners participate in research partnerships.

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Ethics & Policy Issues in CRISPR Gene Editing

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Explore the ethical and policy issues that CRISPR gene editing presents in this engaging webinar.

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Human Subject Protections

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Explores the current protections, regulatory elements, and ethics tools associated with protecting human subjects in light of AI research.

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Technology, Ethics, and Regulations

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Covers various technologies and their associated ethical issues and governance approaches.

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Bioethics

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This course provides learners with a review of contemporary bioethics issues.

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Health Privacy (HIPAA)

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This course is intended to cover the core elements of the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) requirements.

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Conflicts of Interest (COI) Basic

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This course provides foundational training on the PHS regulations associated with financial conflicts of interests.

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Remote Informed Consent: The Same, but Different, but Still the Same

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Presents remote consent considerations and scenarios.

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Informed Consent and Research with Wearable Tech

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Explore informed consent issues with wearable tech research.

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Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)

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Learn about the FCPA, violations, mitigation, and monitoring best practices for your university or research organization.

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GDPR: Expanded

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Provides an overview of the GDPR plus topic-focused webinars.

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GDPR for Research and Higher Ed

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Overview of the European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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ClinicalTrials.gov: Protocol Registration & Results Disclosure

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A video-enhanced guide to compliance with the FDAAA Final Rule and NIH Policy on clinical trial disclosure.

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Clinical Trial Agreements (CTAs)

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Provides sites and investigators an overview of CTA development, negotiation, and execution.

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Social Media and Research Recruiting

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Discusses social media use in research recruiting.

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IRB Administrator Professional Development and Self-Advocacy

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Learn how to grow and develop yourself as an IRB administrator.

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Conflict Management

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Provides an overview of conflict, types of conflict, conflict styles, communication styles, and intervention strategies.

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Laboratory Chemical Safety

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This course covers the fundamental safety practices for working with hazardous chemicals in the laboratory.

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Essentials of Grant Proposal Development

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This course provides a step-by-step guide to help simplify the grant writing process.

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Essentials of Statistical Analysis: Complete (Parts 1, 2, and 3)

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Teaches learners the essentials of statistical analysis.

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CTrials by BRANY

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

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Protocol Builder

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

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The Network of Networks (N2)

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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

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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.

Tom Zimmerman, DVM, MPVM, DACLAM

Tom Zimmerman, DVM, MPVM, DACLAM

Stony Brook University

Serves as the Director of the Division of Laboratory Animal Resources at Stony Brook University and the Attending Veterinarian at other universities and biotech companies on Long Island, NY. Previously worked at Pfizer, Inc.

Sally Weinstein, PhD

Sally Weinstein, PhD

University of Illinois Medical Center

Sally Weinstein, PhD, is Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry and Associate Director of the University of Illinois Center on Depression and Resilience (UICDR).

Amy Hawn Nelson, PhD

Amy Hawn Nelson, PhD

University of Pennsylvania

Amy Hawn Nelson, PhD, is Research Faculty and the Director of Training and Technical Assistance for Actionable Intelligence for Social Policy (AISP), an initiative of the University of Pennsylvania that focuses on the development, use, and innovation of integrated data systems (IDS) for policy analysis and program improvement.

Nancy S. Jecker, PhD

Nancy S. Jecker, PhD

University of Washington School of Medicine

Nancy S. Jecker's is a Professor of bioethics, University of Washington School of Medicine and Fulbright U.S. Scholar, University of Johannesburg. Dr. Jecker's most recent book is Ending Midlife Bias (Oxford University Press, 2020). Her research addresses justice, individual and population aging, and global perspectives in bioethics.

In Our Learners' Words

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Registered Nurse

The course was very interesting and informative. I learned a lot of information that I did not know.

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Pablo P.

Full-time student

I learned about all the underrepresented populations I will deal with as a future medical provider.”

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Emily G.

Student Researcher

I enjoyed the simple language used, the organization of each module, and the option for audio-visual or regular reading. This course helped me figure out exactly what I should expect during the IRB approval process. This made me feel more confident and organized about the logistics of my project.

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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, and social work.

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New Course – Preparing for Success in Scholarly Publishing
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New Course – Preparing for Success in Scholarly Publishing

This course prepares individuals across disciplines to engage with the scholarly publication process in an intentional and informed way.

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FDA Establishes New Office of Digital Transformation
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FDA Establishes New Office of Digital Transformation

As part of the The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s technology and data modernization effort, the Office of Digital Transformation (ODT) has been established to include the agency’s information technology (IT), data management, and cybersecurity functions. Along with a 2022 budget request that includes funding to support the agency’s data and IT modernization efforts for […]

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Register – CARE Panel: The Ethics of Industry Funded Research
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Register – CARE Panel: The Ethics of Industry Funded Research

This panel will discuss what the research community can do to avoid potential bias in industry funded research.

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