Human Subjects Protections Training Requirement

Research personnel must complete the online Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) training in the protections of human research subjects prior to your initial submission to WIRB.

The following CITI courses are required by FRI
Group 1- Biomedical Research Investigators and Key Personnel, or
Group 2 – Social & Behavioral Research Investigators and Key Personnel,


Group 3 – Good Clinical Practice (GCP)

Renewal of IRB Training Requirement
Training certificates will be valid for 2 or 3 years (depending on the course) upon completion of the training course. Research personnel must recertify prior to their current certificate’s expiration date.

Acceptance of Alternate IRB Training
Equivalent alternate IRB training may be accepted for research personnel who have completed the NIH Protection of Human Subject’s Computer-Based Training for Researchers.

Documentation of Training
Training certificates must be on file with FRI.

Training Links

Use the following links to access on-line Human Subject Protection training: