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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Over 8 Million Learners with 16+ Million Course Completions

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Clinical Research: An Introduction

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Foundational course covering the core components of the clinical research enterprise.

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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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A Beginner’s Guide to Being a Sponsor-Investigator

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A primer for understanding the sponsor-investigator role and responsibilities in clinical research.

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

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Reviews DoD requirements and limitations for research.

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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.

Roderick K. King, MD, MPH

Roderick K. King, MD, MPH

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Roderick K. King, MD, MPH, is Senior Associate Dean for Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement and Director of the MD/MPH Program for the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

Debra Thurley, JD

Debra Thurley, JD

Pennsylvania State University

Debra Thurley, JD, is an Assistant Vice President for Research at The Pennsylvania State University where she provides leadership and oversight to the University’s ten research compliance programs. Debra also serves as the Deputy Research Integrity Officer, overseeing the research misconduct process at the University.

Tamiko Eto, MS, CIP

Tamiko Eto, MS, CIP

Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente

As Acting Director at SRI International, Office of Research Integrity, Tamiko was responsible for the administrative leadership and direction of SRI's HRPP. Now, in the Divison of Research, she continues working closely with researchers in addressing the ethical and regulatory challenges in AI Human Subject Research (AIHSR) and healthcare.

Moore Rhys, CIP

Moore Rhys, CIP

University of California, Los Angeles

Moore has contributed to human research for 30 years both as staff conducting biomedical and behavioral research and as an HRPP professional. In her position as Assistant Director for Education & Quality Improvement, Moore leads a team educating stakeholders in human research regulations, conducting post-approval monitoring, and providing HRPP QI.

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.

Student

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

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Motunrayo O.

Professor

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, and social work.

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Free Live Webinar – IRB Protocol Noncompliance: When Research Goes Rogue, What Next?

This webinar discusses researcher noncompliance with IRB-approved protocols. Participants will explore case examples and some of the different corrective actions that could be required of a researcher.

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