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Human Subjects Protection

All investigators and key research personnel of projects reviewed by the CPHS must complete the Human Subjects Protection education requirement prior to initiating research activities and every three years thereafter. To fulfill this requirement, you can complete an online tutorial through CITI.  CITI certificates of completion are available via the CITI website. 

CITI Online Tutorial:  

For a Guide to using the CITI tutorial system and helpful hints Click Here

To complete the educational requirement through CITI (Collaborative IRB Training Initiative), register and create an account at: http://www.citiprogram.org/ and complete one of the following:

Human Subjects Research-Basic Courses

  • Group 1 Biomedical Basic Course
  • Group 2 Social/Behavioral Basic Course
  • Group 3 Biomedical Data or Specimens Only Research Basic Course-for researchers only working with biomedical data or specimens. 

Please Note: If your project involves collaboration with any other institution, you may affiliate with that institution in addition to "Dartmouth College" in CITI. For example, if you collaborate with Dartmouth Health, please select "Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health" in addition to "Dartmouth College" as your affiliated institutions in CITI.

CITI instructions for changing your affiliated institution or transfering completions

Course Selection:

Please contact our office if you need assistance with course selection: cphs@dartmouth.edu. The Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) and Good Clinical Practice (GCP) courses do not fulfill the human subjects protections training requirement.

Educational Materials for review: