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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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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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.

Amy Hawn Nelson, PhD

Amy Hawn Nelson, PhD

University of Pennsylvania

Amy Hawn Nelson, PhD, is Research Faculty and the Director of Training and Technical Assistance for Actionable Intelligence for Social Policy (AISP), an initiative of the University of Pennsylvania that focuses on the development, use, and innovation of integrated data systems (IDS) for policy analysis and program improvement.

Ann Kristin Glenster, BFA, MFA, MEGA, LLM

Ann Kristin Glenster, BFA, MFA, MEGA, LLM

University of Cambridge

Ann Kristin Glenster is a member of the Centre of Intellectual Property and Information Law (CIPIL) at the University of Cambridge. She has taught cybersecurity at Brown University and information technology law at the London School of Economics (LSE). She has advices several US companies in the GDPR.

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.

Joanna Drowos, DO, MPH, MBA

Joanna Drowos, DO, MPH, MBA

Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University

Dr. Joanna Drowos currently serves as an Associate Professor of Family Medicine and the Dean of Faculty Affiars at the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University. She is also Director for the Clinical and Preventive Medicine Clerkship for the third year curriculum.

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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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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.”

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Nia H.

Dissertation Chair/Mentor

The content was great! I liked the conversational tone and language.

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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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Register Now: Live Webinar on Privacy and Ethical Considerations for Connected and Automated Vehicles

This webinar provides an overview of what makes CAVs different from the cars of yesteryear, an overview of privacy and ethics, and an overview of the privacy and ethical challenges raised by CAVs.

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