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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Utilized by the Top-25 Ranked U.S. Hospitals**
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Over 8 Million Learners with 16+ Million Course Completions
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Celebrating 21 Years of Serving the Research Community
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Utilized by the Top-25 Best National Universities*

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Intellectual Property and Working With Your Technology Transfer Office

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An in-depth review of intellectual property for faculty and researchers.

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Decentralized Clinical Trials (DCTs) and Your Workforce

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Explores changes to the site’s workforce including updates to traditional roles and new positions and skills needed for DCTs.

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Cost Allowability on Federally Sponsored Awards

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A review of allowability of expenditures on federally supported projects.

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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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Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)

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An in-depth introduction to GMP for pharmaceuticals.

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Radiation Safety

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A detailed review of radiation safety for research and medical institutions.

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Community-Engaged and Community-Based Participatory Research

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Delivers introductory information to help researchers and community partners participate in research partnerships.

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Communicating Research Findings

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This course focuses on effective practices, guidelines, and strategies for communicating and presenting research findings.

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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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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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Observational Research Protocols: An Introduction

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Essentials of observational research protocol design and development.

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Getting Started in Grant Writing: An Introduction

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Learn more about grants, where to find them, and how to submit proposals.

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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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Clinical Trial Agreements (CTAs)

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Provides sites and investigators an overview of CTA development, negotiation, and execution.

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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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Informed Consent and Research with Wearable Tech

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Explore informed consent issues with wearable tech research.

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Remote Informed Consent: The Same, but Different, but Still the Same

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Presents remote consent considerations and scenarios.

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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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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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Laboratory Chemical Safety

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This course covers the fundamental safety practices for working with hazardous chemicals in the laboratory.

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IRB Administrator Professional Development and Self-Advocacy

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Learn how to grow and develop yourself as an IRB administrator.

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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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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.

Tonya  Ferraro, MEd

Tonya Ferraro, MEd

Boston Children's Hospital

Tonya Ferraro is the Senior IRB QI Consultant at Boston Children’s Hospital’s (BCH) Education and Quality Improvement Program. Her responsibilities include educational outreach, internal reviews/audits, and supporting BCH’s reaccreditation effort. She holds a BA from Northeastern University and an interdisciplinary MEd from the University of Vermont focusing on research methodologies.

Belinda Smith, MS, RD, CCRC

Belinda Smith, MS, RD, CCRC

University of Kentucky Office of Research integrity

Belinda Smith is a research education specialist with 34 years of experience, beginning in clinical research coordination and evolving into human subject protections. She currently oversees education and outreach for the University of Kentucky Human Research Protection Program and provides FDA consultation for the Office of Research Integrity and IRBs.

Lisa Martinez, MD, FACP

Lisa Martinez, MD, FACP

Florida Atlantic University

Lisa C. Martinez is a General Internist and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Florida Atlantic University. She directs the Foundations of Medicine course and the College of Medicine. She has interests in care of under-served populations, preventive health and medical education.

Randall J. Nelson, PhD

Randall J. Nelson, PhD

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC)

He is UTHSC Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology, a member of AAALAC Council and the President of the SCAW Board of Trustees. He served on UTHSC’s IACUC for twelve years and was its chair for three. He has served on the CITI Program Executive Advisory Committee since 2010.

In Our Learners' Words

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Research Assistant

I liked that the information presented was very easy to digest.

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Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs

“We are required to take CITI training every 5 years. I was very satisfied that the modules reflected current/new information; not just the same information from 5 years ago.”

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Nursing Consultant

“The focus specifically on SBE research and the graphics that helped to reinforce the themes are what I liked best. The website was also easy to navigate and signing up for independent courses was easy. I will definitely come back to purchase and complete more of the optional materials when I have the time.”

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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, psychology, pharmacy, and social work.

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