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 8 Million Learners with 16+ Million Course Completions
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Utilized by the Top-25 Ranked U.S. Hospitals**
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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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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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IACUC Protocol Review
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An in-depth course to train IACUC members on conducting protocol reviews.

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

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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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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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Observational Research Protocols: An Introduction
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Essentials of observational research protocol design and development.

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

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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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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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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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Informed Consent and Research with Wearable Tech
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Explore informed consent issues with wearable tech research.

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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: Expanded
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Provides an overview of the GDPR plus topic-focused webinars.

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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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Clinical Trial Agreements (CTAs)
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Provides sites and investigators an overview of CTA development, negotiation, and execution.

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Social Media and Research Recruiting
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Discusses social media use in research recruiting.

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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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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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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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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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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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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.

Eric Wagner, PhD, JD

Eric Wagner, PhD, JD

Duke University

Eric Wagner serves as Director of Legal Affairs in Duke University's Office of Licensing and Ventures. As a registered patent attorney, his responsibilities include the preparing and prosecuting of patent applications, assisting OLV staff regarding patent and licensing matters, as well as the management of intellectual assets owned by Duke University.

William Hinchcliffe, MS

William Hinchcliffe, MS

Bridgeport Hospital and Yale-New Haven Hospital

Bill Hinchcliffe serves as Radiation Safety Officer and Assistant Radiation Safety Officer for Bridgeport Hospital and Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH), respectively. He has both his BS and MS in Health Physics from Purdue University and Idaho State University. Bill has been serving in his role at YNHH since 2010.

Barbara Bierer, MD

Barbara Bierer, MD

Brigham and Women's Hospital; Harvard Medical School

Barbara Bierer, M.D., a hematologist-oncologist, is Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. Bierer is faculty director of the Multi-Regional Clinical Trials Center of BWH and Harvard, Director of Regulatory Foundations, Ethics, and Law, Harvard Catalyst, and Director of Regulatory Policy for SMART IRB.

Laurel Lyckholm, MD

Laurel Lyckholm, MD

University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

Dr. Lyckholm is a Hematologist /Oncologist and Palliative Care specialist. She is also trained in bioethics. Her primary interest is in provision of cancer and palliative care to underserved populations.

In Our Learners' Words

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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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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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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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