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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Celebrating 21 Years of Serving the Research Community
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Over 10 Million Learners with 19+ Million Course Completions
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Utilized by the Top-25 Ranked U.S. Hospitals**
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Utilized by the Top-25 Best National Universities*

Explore Our Course Catalog

General Laboratory Safety for Non-Laboratory Personnel
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Hazard awareness, communication, and safe practices for non-lab personnel working in and around laboratory facilities.

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Clinical Research: An Introduction
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Foundational course covering the core components of the clinical research enterprise.

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IACUC Protocol Review
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An in-depth course to train IACUC members on conducting protocol reviews.

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Managing Your Grants as Systems: A Guide for Grant Management Success
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Covers a systems approach to grant management and provides strategies for managing your team and your grant.

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CRISPR Genome Editing: Rewriting DNA and the Future of Humanity
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Describes CRISPR genome editing, including its applications and ethical questions.

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Gender and Sexual Minorities (GSM) in Human Subjects Research
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Provides a review of GSM communities and important considerations when members participate in research.

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Higher Education Accelerated Credit
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Describes the differing forms of accelerated credit available to students and recognizes potential challenges within the post-s...

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Data Management and Security for Student Researchers: An Overview
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Covers the best practices of data management and security for graduate student researchers.

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Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Studies
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Discusses BYOD study best practices, implementation, and Institutional Review Board (IRB) review.

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Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
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An in-depth introduction to GMP for pharmaceuticals.

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

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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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Working with Your IRB
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Strategies to work with your reviewing IRB.

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Facial Recognition Considerations for Researchers
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Covers the use of facial recognition systems in research and healthcare.

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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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Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
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This course covers the core requirements of the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

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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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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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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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IRB Protocol Noncompliance: When Research Goes Rogue, What Next?
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Discusses strategies to address researcher noncompliance with IRB-approved protocols.

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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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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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False Claims Act: A Primer and Guide for Research Organizations
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This course provides an introduction to the False Claims Act ideally suited for faculty, researchers, and staff at research organizations.

False Claims Act: A Primer and Guide for Research Organizations
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Compensation Reporting (Effort Reporting)
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A focused discussion for individuals who work with federally sponsored awards, PIs, and other members of the research team.

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Preparing for Success in Scholarly Publishing
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Foundational course that orients and prepares learners to engage with the scholarly publication process in an informed way.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Being a Sponsor-Investigator
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A primer for understanding the sponsor-investigator role and responsibilities in clinical research.

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Partnering with Technology Companies
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Provides an overall approach to and best practices for partnering with technology companies to design and conduct research.

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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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Disaster Planning for the Research Enterprise
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This course offers information about disaster planning and business continuity to those responsible for research oversight.

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Essentials of Research Administration
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This course provides an overview of research administration.

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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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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.

Content contributor Adil Shamoo

Adil Shamoo, PhD, MSc, CIP

University of Maryland School of Medicine

Dr. Shamoo is a professor and former chair at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Shamoo served on National Commissions and Boards. In 1988, he founded and is the Editor-in-Chief of the journal, Accountability in Research. Author of the textbook, Responsible Conduct of Research (with David Resnik).

Content Contributor Lori Mcdonald

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.

Content Contributor Jahanara Ali

Jahanara Ali, PhD

Weill Cornell Medicine

Dr. Jahan Ali is the Director of the Bioventure eLab at Weill Cornell Medicine, where she runs a number of programs and initiatives to help launch and grow startups. She has extensive background in commercializing and as an investor for early stage technologies.

Content Contributor Nanda Gudderra

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!

In Our Learners' Words

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Julie S.

Assistant Professor & Postdoctoral Research Fellow

These courses were easy to access and succinct, which made a review of the Belmont Report key tenets, as well as the review of differences between practice and research, a focused and time efficient endeavor.

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Myrene M.

Associate Faculty

The course materials are brief and clear. Such brevity and clarity are perfect for those who are busy with other duties at work and provide for a more friendly and less overwhelming task. I love the quizzes because I can learn from my mistakes. After submitting the quiz, the correct and wrong answers are explained. This reinforces learning.

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Folasade A.

Student

I like the opportunity to be able to read/review CITI study notes at any time.

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Motunrayo O.

Professor

Very educative course. It was insightful and informative. I learned and relearned a lot.

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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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