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CITI IRB Training

  • Training Requirements
    All key research personnel involved in human subjects research must complete the CUNY- required modules of the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative's (CITI) on-line training in the protection of human subjects (basic course) prior to IRB approval of a new or continuing review application, or an amendment application that request the addition of key personnel. The CITI training is to be completed on the CITI website:
  • Refresher Course
    On-line training certificates will be valid for three years. Key personnel are required to take the CITI training in the protection of human subjects (refresher course) every 3 years following completion of the basic course.
  • Definition
    Key Personnel are defined as the Principal Investigator, co-investigators and research personnel who interact directly with human subjects or who have access to private information related to human subjects during the course of a research project. Key personnel also include faculty sponsors /advisors who provide direct oversight of research with human subjects or research using private information about human subjects.

**Please note that unless you are conducting Biomedical research, you should complete the CITI HSR-Social and Behavioral Course**

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