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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Over 10 Million Course Completions
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Celebrating 20 Years of Serving the Research Community
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GDPR: Top Noncompliance Risks and Mitigation Strategies

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Identify activities that may pose a risk to GDPR compliance.

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Blockchain and Higher Education

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An introduction to blockchains and their potential for higher education.

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Principles and Practices for Managing Undue Foreign Influence

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An introduction to foreign influence concerns, disclosure practices, and recent government directives.

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Race in Clinical Research: Ethics and IRB Decision Making

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Explores the concept of race in clinical research and important ethical and regulatory questions.

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Protocol Development and Execution: Beyond a Concept

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An in-depth review of the development and execution of protocols.

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Introduction to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)

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An in-depth introduction to GMP for drugs and pharmaceuticals.

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GCP for Clinical Investigations of Drugs and Biologics (ICH)

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Ideal for individuals proposing to conduct clinical trials of drugs and biologics in the U.S. or internationally.

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Social-Behavioral-Educational (SBE) Comprehensive

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This course provides an expansive review of human subjects research topics for social-behavioral-educational researchers.

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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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Technology Transfer

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An introduction for researchers on university technology transfer and commercialization processes.

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Biomedical (Biomed) Comprehensive

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This course provides an expansive review of human subjects research topics for biomedical researchers.

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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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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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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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Bioethics

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

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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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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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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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Working with Your IRB

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Strategies to work with your reviewing IRB.

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Title IX and the New Regulations

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Discusses key elements of the new 2020 regulations, how they affect the institutional community, and what you should know to implement best practices into revised Title IX procedures and policies.

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FDA Inspections: From Site Preparation to Response

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Covers regulatory inspections of clinical investigators and sites, including mock inspections, 482s, 483s, warning letters, communication, and CAPA plans.

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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 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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Research Study Design

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This course provides learners with an understanding of how to improve study design, collect and analyze data, and promote reproducible research.

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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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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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Biosafety Officer Training – Basic

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This course offers an Introduction to biosafety for new biosafety officers and other environmental health and safety professionals.

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Social Media and Research Recruiting

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Discusses social media use in research recruiting.

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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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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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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.

Eunjoo Pacifici, PharmD, PhD

Eunjoo Pacifici, PharmD, PhD

University of Southern California

Dr. Eunjoo Pacifici, Chair and Associate Professor of the Department of Regulatory and Quality Sciences, Associate Director of DK Kim International Center for Regulatory Science at USC, provides the next generation of regulatory scientists with knowledge, tools, and skills to expedite the development of innovative, safe, and effective biomedical products.

Nanda Gudderra, PhD, MSc, MS

Nanda Gudderra, PhD, MSc, MS

Science and Safety Advisor

I am an infectious disease’s researcher trained in protein biochemistry, rDNA, biosafety and biocontainment, Environmental Health and Safety, nanotechnology, clinical research, operations, GxP and regulatory compliance. I love to do yoga, meditation, workouts, sports, gardening, cooking and most importantly enjoying the gift of life! Your safety is my mission!

Nancy Wintering, LCSW, CCRP

Nancy Wintering, LCSW, CCRP

Thomas Jefferson University

Nancy is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a Master’s degree in from the University of Pennsylvania. She maintains an ongoing commitment to building strong and diverse research teams. She is also active in the development of research-related training and education through CITI Program, SOCRA, publications, conferences, and workshops.

Lori McDonald, PhD

Lori McDonald, PhD

University of Utah

Lori McDonald, PhD, is currently serving as Vice President for Student Affairs at the University of Utah. McDonald earned her doctorate from the U in Educational Leadership & Policy. This year marks her twenty-fourth year serving within the division of Student Affairs at the University of Utah.

In Our Learners' Words

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Ali S.

PhD Candidate and Adjunct Faculty

“I could review, take the quiz, and receive feedback. Also, ease of access was great.”

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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.”

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Cory K.

Clinical Site Coordinator

I enjoy the timely, relevant content and expect basic research principles to emerge as refreshers to our core regulations & guidance in research.

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Timothy A.

Consultant Surgeon

“My interest in carrying out unbiased research has been heightened.”

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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 and psychology.

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New Course – Introduction to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
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New Course – Introduction to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)

This course provides a tactical approach to clinical protocol development and implementation. The course includes planning steps, strategies, best practices, and helpful tips for consideration.

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National Women’s Health Week 2021
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National Women’s Health Week 2021

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 […]

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Register Now: Live Webinar on Intellectual Property and Working With Your Technology Transfer Office
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Register Now: Live Webinar on Intellectual Property and Working With Your Technology Transfer Office

This webinar provides an in-depth overview of intellectual property for faculty and researchers in higher education.

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