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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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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Highlighted below are just a few select subscribers & collaborators.

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.

Jeffrey Ritchie, MA, CRA, CFRA

Jeffrey Ritchie, MA, CRA, CFRA

Hamilton College

Jeff Ritchie is the Founding Director of the Office of Sponsored Programs at Hamilton College. He has thirty years experience in university sponsored research and government contracting. He is a member of NCURA and a former Chair of the Research Administrators Certification Council (RACC).

Susan Leister, BS, MBA, PhD, CQA, CSSBB

Susan Leister, BS, MBA, PhD, CQA, CSSBB

Technical Resources International Inc. & University of Phoenix

Dr. Susan Leister is VP of Quality and Compliance at Technical Resources International Inc., with over 20 years experience in the pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device industries. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, an MBA, a Doctorate in Organization & Management with a focus in Leadership.

Jennifer Davidtz, PhD

Jennifer Davidtz, PhD

Nova Southeastern University

Jennifer Davidtz is an Associate Professor in the College of Psychology at Nova Southeastern University, where she is also the Director of Internship Training for the Psychology Services Center (PSC), and Director of Psychological Services for the Emotionally Distressed, a specialty clinic that serves people with serious mental illness.

J. Patrick Briscoe, BA, JD

J. Patrick Briscoe, BA, JD

University of Minnesota

Pat is the Export Controls and International Projects Officer for the University of Minnesota. His career in export controls reaches back to the late 1990s, and has included positions in private legal practice, the defense industry, and academia.

In Our Learners' Words

Angélica M.

Angélica M.

Clinical Research Coordinator, Specializing in HPV cancer prevention

“I’m a fan of the revised formatting and pictographs. It allows me to choose how to receive the information, and promotes more engagement overall.”

John W.

John W.

Vice-President of Academic Affairs

“Thorough and easy to understand. I found it very beneficial to understanding the various aspects of research as well as what is and what is not allowed.”

Teresa A.

Teresa A.

Nursing Consultant

“The focus specifically on SBE research and the graphics that helped to reinforce the themes are what I liked best. The website was also easy to navigate and signing up for independent courses was easy. I will definitely come back to purchase and complete more of the optional materials when I have the time.”

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Martha R.

Chair/Associate Professor

All aspects of responsible conduct of research are presented in a well-organized manner. The amount of information per unit is just right to sustain interest, to comprehend, and retain information. Videos and text are aligned with the content, which makes it easy to understand.

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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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What CITI Program is Reading – September 28, 2021
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What CITI Program is Reading – September 28, 2021

“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, technology, and more. Follow us on LinkedIn for upcoming editions and more information from CITI Program.

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Register – ClinicalTrials.Gov Modernization Update
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Register – ClinicalTrials.Gov Modernization Update

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

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