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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Over 12 Million Learners with 22+ Million Course Completions

Explore Our Featured Courses

Medical Monitoring for Drugs and Biologics

Foundational course covering the essential components of medical monitoring.

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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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Understanding ISO 14155:2020 Revisions

This webinar examines the new ISO 14155 medical device standard while exploring its implications for sponsors and investigators.

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Successfully Navigating Subrecipient Monitoring

Introduces regulations and their application as they relate to subrecipient monitoring.

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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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NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy for SBER: Implications for Researchers and IRBs

Learn about the NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy’s impact on SBER.

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Science Fairs: Essentials for Educators and Participants

Provides essential training to students and teachers who participate in science fairs.

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Disaster Response and Research Reactivation

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

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Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Facilitator Guides

These guides provide resources and guidance for developing and facilitating in-person or virtual RCR training sessions.

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Controlled Substances in Clinical Research Settings

Provides learners with key information on the management of controlled substances in clinical research settings.

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Effectively Communicating Research Results to Non-Scientific Audiences

Learn how to communicate research results to the public and policymakers using different models and strategies.

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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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Noncompliance and the IACUC: Basic Approaches for Success

Explores various types of noncompliance and their impact.

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

Presents remote consent considerations and scenarios.

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Best Practices for Global Research Partnerships: Benefits and Challenges

Reviews best practices and challenges for navigating collaborative research partnerships in a global environment.

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IRB Protocol Noncompliance: When Research Goes Rogue, What Next?

Discusses strategies to address researcher noncompliance with IRB-approved protocols.

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Facial Recognition Considerations for Researchers

Covers the use of facial recognition systems in research and healthcare.

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

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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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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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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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U.S. Department of Energy Interim Policy on Conflicts of Interest

Provides an overview of the U.S. DOE’s interim policy on conflicts of interest.

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Paying Participants in Research: Regulations, Ethics, and Practical Considerations

Understand factors that may determine participant payment decisions.

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How to Conduct an Audit of a Ceded Study

QA/QI professionals can learn to audit ceded studies for single IRB (sIRB) review.

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Navigating Online and Hybrid Teaching

Provides best practices for instructors on how to navigate the current challenges of online and hybrid learning while actively engaging with learners throughout the entire educational process.

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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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Quality Improvement Activities and the Common Rule

Learn to differentiate between QI activities and the types of activities that constitute regulated research involving human subjects.

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Supervision for Supervisors

Introduces core concepts of supervision and the supervisory process.

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Tips for Research Administrators: Working with Faculty and Research Teams

Provides research administrators with tips related to working with faculty and research teams.

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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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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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Inika Williams, EdD, EdS, MS, BS

Florida Department of Education

Dr. Inika Williams is the Statewide Director of Pre-Collegiate Programs with the Florida Department of Education. She manages $132 million in funding to support programs that prepare students for higher education. A former Upward Bound director, teacher & school counselor, she is passionate about increasing access to learning opportunities for students.

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Nicolle Strand, JD, MBE

Center for Urban Bioethics, Lewis Katz School of Medicine, Temple University

Nicolle K. Strand, JD, MBE, is Assistant Director for Research at CUB, as well as Assistant Professor. Prof. Strand's current interests are in structural determinants of health, racism, health equity, advocacy, and culture change.

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Susan Ellenberg, PhD

University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Susan Ellenberg is Professor of Biostatistics in the Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Ellenberg is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association, the Society for Clinical Trials and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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Jeanne Viviani, MPA

Research Ingenuity, LLC

Jeanne Viviani, MPA founded and managed two sponsored research offices including development programs, pre-award, compliance, research accounting, project close-out and outreach to the community. Throughout her career, she has executed a variety of high-impact trainings and programs to increase grant applications and awards at all the institutions she has served.

In Our Learners' Words

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PhD Student

The availability of two different platforms to deliver the information – written and audio-visual – catering to different learning styles was helpful. I also appreciated the self-paced modules that allowed you to return to complete unfinished work.

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Charlotte H.

Undergraduate Research Assistant

The infographics helped a lot with summarizing the overall concepts and main points.

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Shamsul Q.

Head of Department of Pathology/Microbiology

Excellent course. I enjoyed it fully and increased my level of knowledge in specific scenarios.

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Armando T.

Adjunct Faculty

The methodology, presentation of the topics, and language used were very pleasant. You do not get bored or annoyed, because the development is very dynamic and understandable.

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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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Recent News & Articles

New Course – Medical Monitoring for Drugs and Biologics
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New Course – Medical Monitoring for Drugs and Biologics

This course prepares medically trained individuals to become new medical monitors and enhances the knowledge of current medical monitors.

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What CITI Program is Reading – November 29th, 2022

What CITI Program is Reading – November 29th, 2022

“What CITI Program is Reading” is our weekly blog series which highlights news articles curated by our staff and relevant to research, higher education, healthcare,...

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