3.6: Ethical Conduct of Biomedical Research

As part of medical student training in the ethical conduct of biomedical research, all medical students matriculating starting in 2009 or later are required to complete the CITI Group 9 module.

The deadline for completion of this requirement for incoming first-year students is December 1, 2019.

To complete this training, students must:

  1. Visit the CITI website: https://about.citiprogram.org/en/homepage/
  2. Register for Group 9 and complete all sections

The Office of Medical Student Research and Scholarship will verify all students’ completion.

Note: For students who matriculated prior to academic year 2009-2010, those who have successfully completed MED 255 Responsible Conduct of Research are exempt from this requirement; students who have not previously completed MED 255 must complete the online CITI training in order to graduate.

updated August 2019