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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Celebrating 23 Years of Serving Education and Science Communities
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Over 12 Million Learners with 22+ Million Course Completions
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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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Title IX – Faculty and Staff
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An in depth look at the federal Title IX law and required compliance of faculty, staff, and administrators.

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Research Security Training
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Provides information on risks and threats to the global research ecosystem — and the knowledge and tools necessary to protect against these risks.

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Biotility: Driving Safety and Health Progress Using ISO 45001
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This course provides training on the ISO 45001 Specification for Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems and the benefits of implementing these elements.

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Introduction to Equity and Diversity in Clinical Research and Trials Participation
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Learn strategies for promoting equity, diversity, and inclusivity in clinical research participation.

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Research Security Advanced Refresher
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Provides foundational information on research security and explores advanced research security topics.

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Academic Integrity – Student
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An introduction for students to the meaning of academic integrity and plagiarism.

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Safe Research Environments
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This course addresses ways to create and maintain healthy workplace environments in various research settings.

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Survey Research: Design, Planning, Implementation, and Ethics
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This course introduces survey research design, implementation, analysis, and ethical considerations.

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Essentials for IACUC Members
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This course offers in-depth training for IACUC members.

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Biomedical (Biomed) Foundations
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This foundational course provides a focused introduction to the essential human subjects research topics for biomedical researc...

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Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Basic
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This course covers the core norms, principles, regulations, and rules governing the practice of research.

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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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Informed Consent and Clinical Investigations: A Focus on the Process
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Explores current challenges and improvement strategies related to informed consent.

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Health Disparities: Promoting Equity and Diversity in Clinical Research
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Provides an overview of health disparities while raising awareness of this issue in research design and conduct.

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Healthcare Robot Ethics
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Explores robots in healthcare and their ethical issues.

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

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Healthcare Ethics Committee (HEC)
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This course focuses on developing the knowledge and skill base necessary for being a successful healthcare ethics committee member.

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Biosafety Level 3 (BSL-3) Practices and Procedures
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The synergistic relationship between best practices, regulations, and professional experience forms the foundation for working in a BSL-3 facility.

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Export Compliance: An Overview for Staff, Students, and Faculty
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Provides faculty, staff, and students with an overview of U.S. export control regulations and their application to various activities within institutions of higher education.

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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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Dual Use Research of Concern (DURC)
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This course provides training on the U.S. Government Policy for Institutional Oversight of Life Sciences Dual Use Research of C...

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Information Security
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This course provides information on basic techniques for data and device security, including email and mobile devices.

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COI – Public Health Service – Basic
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This course provides foundational training on the PHS regulations associated with financial conflicts of interests.

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Social Media and Research Recruiting
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Discusses social media use in research recruiting.

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FERPA: A Quick Review of the Law for Researchers and IRBs
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Learn about the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) as it relates to and impacts research that uses student educa...

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Teaching and Training for Professionals
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Provides instruction on how to improve your teaching and training skills in a variety of settings.

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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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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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Informed Consent Builder
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Informed Consent Builder is a cloud-based platform that streamlines the process of managing and generating informed consent forms.

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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.

Content Contributor Cindy Gates

Cindy Gates, JD, RN, CIP

University of Miami

Ms. Gates obtained her JD from Seattle University School of Law. She served as Vice President at Western IRB and as Director of Human Research Administration at UC Davis. She is the Associate Vice President for Research Compliance and Quality Assessment at the University of Miami.

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Justin A. Gutzwa, PhD

Michigan State University

Justin A. Gutzwa, Ph.D. (they/them) is an Assistant Professor of Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education at Michigan State University. Shaped by their experiences as a nonbinary, trans scholar, they employ critical theories and qualitative methods to dismantle deficit-based understandings of trans communities in postsecondary education, particularly trans communities of color.

Content contributor Dennis Culhane

Dennis Culhane, PhD

University of Pennsylvania

Dennis Culhane is the Dana and Andrew Stone Professor of Social Policy at the School of Social Policy and Practice at The University of Pennsylvania, and served as the Director of Research at the National Center on Homelessness among Veterans at the US Department of Veterans Affairs from 2009-2018.

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Deena Bernstein, MHS

Datacubed Health

Deena has deep expertise in the clinical research industry. She has over twenty years of experience in site development, operations, expansion, and ePRO, and eCOA technology designed with behavioral science. She is passionate with an entrepreneurial spirit that cares deeply about improving the clinical trial experience and process for study participants and advancing access to healthcare for everyone, everywhere.

In Our Learners' Words

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Delores K.

Clinical Research Nurse

I appreciate being able to learn via a recorded live presentation supported by slides containing key information. I like how the information can be saved and referenced at a later time.

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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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Monica L.

Clinical Research Assistant

Courses are great and very informative.

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Courses Approved by Top Continuing Education Accreditors

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.

CITI Program is also accredited by the International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and offers IACET CEUs for its learning events that comply with the ANSI/IACET Continuing Education and Training Standard. IACET is recognized internationally as a standard development organization and accrediting body that promotes quality of continuing education and training.

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New Course – Title IX – Faculty and Staff
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New Course – Title IX – Faculty and Staff

This course provides history, requirements, and best practices for university compliance with Title IX.

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CITI Program Media Playlist – February 21, 2024
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CITI Program Media Playlist – February 21, 2024

CITI Program’s media playlists highlight content curated by our staff and relevant to research, higher education, healthcare, technology, and more. Follow us on LinkedIn for...

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Free Live Webinar – Space Exploration, the Outer Space Treaty, and the Future of Human Subjects Research Ethics
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Free Live Webinar – Space Exploration, the Outer Space Treaty, and the Future of Human Subjects Research Ethics

This webinar explores the differences between research conducted in space and on earth.

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