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National Women’s Health Week 2021

13 May 2021 by CITI Program

Led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health (OWH), National Women’s Health Week 2021 spans from 9–15 May and serves as a reminder for women of all ages to take care of their health. Visit the OWH website linked below for resources including this year’s fact sheet and information […]

What CITI Program is Reading – 11 May 2021

11 May 2021 by CITI Program

“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.

Mental Health Awareness Month 2021

6 May 2021 by CITI Program

Started in 1949, by Mental Health America (MHA), Mental Health Awareness Month is a time to raise awareness and educate the public about mental illness, its realities, and the importance of mental health and wellness. This year’s theme is Tools 2 Thrive. A toolkit with sample materials for communications and social media as well as […]

Clinical Trials Day – Thank you to Clinical Researchers

30 April 2021 by CITI Program

Every year, on 20 May, we celebrate clinical researchers for their continued effort to improve public health as part of Clinical Trials Day. In 2020, when faced with never-before-seen challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, the clinical research community was able to develop several vaccines in record time without compromising the production process. Take a […]

What CITI Program is Reading – 4 May 2021

30 April 2021 by CITI Program

“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.

FDA’s First Notice of Noncompliance with ClinicalTrials.gov requirements

30 April 2021 by CITI Program

On 28 April 2021, the FDA issued its first Notice of Noncompliance to a company failing to submit required summary results information to ClinicalTrials.gov. They determined that the responsible party failed to comply with its legal reporting obligations, even after receiving a Pre-Notice of Noncompliance. They will now have 30 days to submit the required […]

ICH Releases Draft Principles for GCP

21 April 2021 by CITI Program

On 19 April 2021, the ICH E6 working group shared a work-in-progress version of updated principles for E6. This is an early look at the first work product for the E6(R3) guideline. What is ICH E6(R3)? The International Council for Harmonisation (ICH) E6(R2) guideline for good clinical practice (GCP) is the current global standard for […]

What CITI Program is Reading – 4/27/21

27 April 2021 by CITI Program

“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.

Virtual Workshop Series on Postsecondary Response to COVID-19

26 April 2021 by CITI Program

The Board on Higher Education and Workforce (BHEW) brought together a committee to discuss how higher education institutions are supporting the COVID-19 response efforts. The discussion is available now as a seven-part series which includes the following webinars: How can researchers help the national response efforts? How can and are laboratories shifting research agendas? How […]

NIH and OSTP New Foreign Support Requirements and Recommendations

21 April 2021 by CITI Program

The impact of undue foreign influence in research, particularly at universities, remains a concern for U.S. federal officials and university administrators. Earlier this year the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) published guidance focusing on undue influence from foreign governments and government-sponsored talent recruitment programs. This guidance includes five broad goals, including […]

Hackers Publish Broward School District Accounting and Financial Records

21 April 2021 by CITI Program

The Broward County public school district has fallen victim to a recent ransomware attack. A refusal to pay the $40,000,000 ransom has resulted in the leak of almost 26,000 stolen files including accounting and financial records such as invoices, purchase orders, and travel and reimbursement forms. The Broward Schools Chief Information Officer has stated the […]

What CITI Program is Reading – 4/20/21

20 April 2021 by CITI Program

“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.

Updates to the GCP Mutual Recognition Website

14 April 2021 by CITI Program

TransCelerate BioPharma announced that their GCP Course List webpage has a new link. This webpage lists training providers and mutually recognized courses, as well as provides example completion certificates. The new page aims to improve the user experience while automating existing processes. Some changes include the following: An updated user interface New search function for […]

What CITI Program is Reading – 4/13/21

13 April 2021 by CITI Program

“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.

National Public Health Week 2021 – Building Bridges to Better Health

9 April 2021 by CITI Program

“Building Bridges to Better Health” is this year’s theme for National Public Health Week (NPHW). Visit the official website for a full list of events including the APHA Policy Action Institute’s “Building Bridges: Creating Health” on April 8-9 as well as tips for staying involved. You can also access resources including the following: COVID-19: What […]

GCP Renovation and Revision: Preparing for ICH E6(R3)

8 April 2021 by CITI Program

The International Council for Harmonisation (ICH) E6(R2) guideline for good clinical practice (GCP) is the current global standard for clinical trials. However, the ICH currently has a working group tasked with revising it (referred to as “R3” as it is the third revision). According to the November 2019 Final Concept Paper for ICH E6(R3), the […]

What CITI Program is Reading – 4/8/21

8 April 2021 by CITI Program

“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.

What CITI Program is Reading – 3/30/21

30 March 2021 by CITI Program

“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.