Involving Human Participants
policy mandates that all faculty, staff, residents, fellows, and graduate students engaged in research involving
human subjects who meet the definition of key study personnel complete both the initial and continuing
education requirements described below.
Key Study Personnel: Individuals who provide study-related services or assistance and have knowledge of the study protocol AND the identity of study participants or their protected (identifiable) health information.
- Completion of the CITI (Collaborative IRB Training Initiative)
- Attendance at the IRB In-House Education Program
- Written Attestation
- CITI Refresher Web-Based Course: completion required
every two years. To register
for the course, refer to these brief instructions.
CITI Refresher Course is a comprehensive review of the basic course
modules covering both biomedical and social/behavioral topics.
It includes updated material as it becomes available.
The program will take several hours to complete depending upon your familiarity with the material.
Brown Bag Series
IRB offers hour-long workshops.