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
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Celebrating 23 Years of Serving Education and Science Communities
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Utilized by the Top-25 Ranked U.S. Hospitals

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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.

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Sukrit Venkatagiri, PhD

Swarthmore College

Sukrit Venkatagiri is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Swarthmore College. His research interests are in social computing and mis/disinformation studies, where he explores the ethical design of technology.

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Ben Bamberger, PhD

Vanderbilt University

Ben Bamberger is the Assistant Director of Research Integrity and Compliance at Vanderbilt University. He promotes best practices for the ethical conduct of research and helps the university prepare for evolving regulations, particularly involving research security. He received a PhD in History from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

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Michael D. Mann, PhD

University of Nebraska Medical Center - Emeritus

Dr. Mann was a member of the UNMC Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology for 35 years, teaching neurophysiology to the broad range of medical profession and graduate students. He served first as a member of the UNMC Institutional Care and Use Committee and then as chairperson of that committee.

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Jeffrey Botkin, MD, MPH

University of Utah

Dr. Botkin is a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Utah, Adjunct Professor of Human Genetics and Adjunct Professor of Internal Medicine. He is the former Associate Vice President for Research Integrity at the University and has held national positions including as member and Chair of SACHRP.

In Our Learners' Words

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The course had excellent content that was clearly presented.

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Evelyn R.

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I liked the option to have it on the standard reading mode or the video presentation.

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Timothy F.

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The course was very informative and detailed. I also appreciated the case studies to assist in understanding how these concepts are applicable.

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Professor of Education

The detailed content and clarity, with examples and case studies, are what I liked best. The ability to switch between reading and A/V modes when required was also useful.

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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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