Resource to Determine if Your Research Involves Human Subjects
8 January 2020 by CITI Program

The NIH Office of Extramural Research (OER) provides a decision tool to help determine if research is considered human subjects research and if it may…

Guidance Issued on the Application of FERPA and HIPAA to Student Health Records
3 January 2020 by CITI Program

The U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services and Education have released “Joint Guidance on the Application of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act…

Revised Common Rule Now in Full Effect
22 January 2020 by CITI Program

On January 20, 2020, the sIRB requirement under the revised Common Rule went into effect. This marked the final step in the timeline for full…

9 Ways to Encourage Learners to Complete Required Courses
4 December 2019 by CITI Program

After considering feedback from our subscribing organizations, we have compiled 9 strategies that will help you streamline your account and encourage learners to complete their…

Tips to Get Ready for the Common Rule Single IRB requirement
4 December 2019 by Nichelle Cobb, PhD - University of Wisconsin-Madison

Although single IRB (sIRB) review has long existed as an option for institutions to use for the oversight of human subjects research, most institutions only…

Apple Watch Heart Study Results
15 November 2019 by CITI Program

Stanford Medicine has published the complete results of their study, “Large-Scale Assessment of a Smartwatch to Identify Atrial Fibrillation.” The study utilized user-owned Apple smartwatches…

Congratulations to Susan Z. Kornetsky, MPH, 2019 ARENA Legacy Award Recipient
11 November 2019 by CITI Program

CITI Program would like to congratulate PRIM&R’s 2019 ARENA Legacy Award recipient, Susan Z. Kornetsky, MPH, Senior Director of Clinical Research Compliance at Boston Children’s…

Considerations on “Reducing Administrative Burden for Researchers: Animal Care and Use in Research”
23 September 2019 by Cynthia S. Gillett, DVM, DACLAM, CPIA

A recently published report on “Reducing Administrative Burden for Researchers: Animal Care and Use in Research” describes the collective recommendations of a Working Group of…

Join the Free, Live Webcast of OHRP’s Latest Exploratory Workshop
18 September 2019 by CITI Program

OHRP will be hosting Exploratory Workshop: Privacy and Health Research in a Data-Driven World on Thursday, 19 September 2019. This is a free event, available…

Training Resource on Human Gene Transfer Research
16 September 2019 by CITI Program

Human gene transfer is a rapidly growing field of research that requires training on unique ethics and policy issues as well as regulatory guidance and…

NIH Funds Eleven CITI Program Subscribing Organizations
4 September 2019 by CITI Program

CITI Program wishes to congratulate eleven of our subscribing organizations that will share approximately $187 million in funding by The National Institute on Minority Health…

Integrating Health Literacy into Clinical Research Studies: MRCT Center announces web-based resources to support clear communications for participants
3 October 2019 by Sylvia Baedorf Kassis, MPH, CYT - Program Manager, Multi-Regional Clinical Trials Center of Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard

Sponsors and investigators work to create clinical research materials, including educational resources and informed consent forms to optimize understanding and public and participant engagement. However,…