Human Subjects Protections:

Training Resource: CITI Protection of Human Subjects Research Training - ORA
Frequency: Prior to starting clinical research. Initial training must be established, as of April 2019, renewal of CITI training for Human Research is no longer required at Penn. 

Good Clinical Practice:

Training Resource: [Select any one of the following]:

  1. Completion of on-line, interactive ACRP Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Simulation module
  2. Completion of: CITI's GCP eLearning Module [CITI Drugs and Device and Social & Behavioral]
  3. Providing documentation of approved, sponsor-required GCP training

Frequency: Prior to starting clinical research and every three years

HIPAA Privacy*:

Training Resource: Protecting Patient Information (HIPAA) (UPHS)
Frequency: At start of PSOM employment and every year

Conflict of Interest*:

Training Resource: Financial Conflict of Interest in Research Investigator Training Course
Frequency: At start of employment at Penn; prior to engaging in research and every 4 years

Sponsor Training**:

Training Resource: Investigational New Drug (IND) — Sponsor Training
Frequency: Prior to assuming sponsor responsibilities

*This training is also required for activities beyond clinical trials or other clinical research.
**This training is required only for faculty who serve in the role of regulatory sponsors of research — i.e., hold an IND, IDE or comparable international regulatory filing.

Note: When using completion of training from another institution you will need to provide the original completion certificate and a detailed description of content covered in the course.  Certificates must have date of completion listed in order to be used to satisfy training.