IRB Trainings and Resources

Human Subjects Research Training

The Temple University IRB utilizes The Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) Program to provide research ethics education to the research community. The CITI program offers both initial and refresher courses covering human subjects research.

Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) Program

All key research personnel engaged in Human Research at Temple University or affiliated sites must complete the online CITI program.  IRB approval of any individual application is contingent upon the fulfillment of this requirement. The training requirements are based on the community that the applicant identifies with.  The Minimal training requirement are:

  1. Human Subjects Research (Biomedical or Social/Behavioral)
  2. Biomedical training is required for:
    • Medical (Healthcare Providers, residents, fellows, medical students)Nursing
    • Public Health
    • Nutrition
  3. Practice Runs

You can access the CITI training program here:  CITI Training Program

Instructions for creating CITI profile, adding CITI courses, completing Practice Runs training, and updating CITI profile can be found here: CITI instructions

Please contact the IRB Office if you have questions or suggestions for training topics: