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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Utilized by the Top-25 Best National Universities*
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Celebrating 21 Years of Serving the Research Community

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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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Leveraging IT Insight in IRB Review

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Discusses why technology-based expertise is critical to human subject protections and how to add IT insights to IRB review.

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IRB Review of Observational Research

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Explores different types of observational research and provides best practices for IRB review.

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Connected and Automated Vehicles: Privacy and Ethics

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An overview of connected and automated vehicles (CAVs) and the associated privacy and ethical challenges.

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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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Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)

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An in-depth introduction to GMP for pharmaceuticals.

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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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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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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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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.

Michelle Mack, PhD

Michelle Mack, PhD

Duke University School of Medicine

Michelle Mack is currently serves as an Associate Director for Clinical Research within the Duke Office of Clinical Research, and works with Investigators in the Duke University School of Medicine to develop and manage their research initiatives.

Laura Y. Cabrera, MA, PhD

Laura Y. Cabrera, MA, PhD

Michigan State University

Dr. Cabrera is Assistant Professor of Neuroethics at the Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences at Michigan State University. Dr. Cabrera's interests focus on the ethical and societal implications of neurotechnologies used for treatment as well as for enhancement purposes.

Ada Sue Selwitz, MA

Ada Sue Selwitz, MA

University of Kentucky

Ada Sue Selwitz MA assists the University of Kentucky in developing policies and educational programs pertaining to research compliance, advises on regulations and research ethics, and serves on NIH funded grants. She is Associate Director of Regulatory Support for the Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences and a SmartIRB Ambassador.

Mary Ellenberger, DVM, MS, DACLAM

Mary Ellenberger, DVM, MS, DACLAM

Washington University in St. Louis

Mary Ellenberger has over 35 years of experience in the management of lab animal care and use programs. Following her residency program at MIT, she held positions at a number of Boston academic institutions and corporations. She has been with Washington University Division of Comparative Medicine since 2006.

In Our Learners' Words

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Janet H.

Coordinator and Assistant Professor, School of Interdisciplinary Health Programs

“The current version is more practical than the last time I took the training. I can apply all concepts to my research.”

Ali S.

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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Jemee T.

Assistant Director, External Partnerships

The difference between the FDA Regulations (21 CFR 50 and 56) and the ICH E6 Guidelines under the various themes of GCP are well explained and understood.

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Rebecca M.

Research Program Director

The site is immensely improved over when I first used it around 2008. You’ve done a great job of making it easier to navigate and of creating really useful quiz questions. I think the scenarios do a very good job of establishing whether people really understand how to apply the information.

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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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New Webinar – IRB Review of Observational Research
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New Webinar – IRB Review of Observational Research

This webinar will explore the types of observational research IRBs frequently encounter, and impart best practices for comprehensive and efficient protocol review.

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What CITI Program is Reading – 27 July 2021
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What CITI Program is Reading – 27 July 2021

“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.

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Free Live Webinar – Research with Audio-Visual Mobile Data Collection Tools: Ethics and Regulations
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Free Live Webinar – Research with Audio-Visual Mobile Data Collection Tools: Ethics and Regulations

This webinar will explore a research team’s experience using mobile audio-visual (AV) recording devices in sensitive settings such as a hospital intensive care unit or other patient-facing environment.

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