The UCSD HRPP program provides a variety of training opportunities to enable researchers to better
understand the issues and regulations relevant to research involving human participants.
Included training opportunities
One-on-one Advising Sessions
These sessions are designed to have HRPP staff provide one-on-one guidance for investigators, study
staff and students conducting research involving human subjects regarding specific questions about the
UCSD Research Plan and consent documentation. A limited number of these 15-minute sessions will be
available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, and to secure an
appointment for one of these sessions, please contact the HRPP Office at
Effective October 1, 2009, the UCSD IRBs now require completion of the appropriate CITI training
module regarding the protection of human subjects in research. The CITI home page is at
More information about CITI training and UCSD IRB requirements can be found
In addition, though not an IRB/HRPP issue, per NIH Policy, ďall NIH-funded investigators and staff who are involved in the conduct, oversight, or management of clinical trials should be
trained in Good Clinical Practices (GCP), consistent with principles of the International Conference on Harmonisation (ICH) ER (R2).1.Ē The CITI Program
offers several GCP courses that fulfill the NIH policy for GCP training requirement. CITI Programís GCP modules that reference ICH E6 were revised January
2017 to reflect the Integrated Addendum to ICH E6 (R1): Guideline for Good Clinical Practice E6 (R2) updated guideline. More information about CITI GCP
training can be found here .
Research Aspects of HIPAA
These classes are available for departments, divisions, and centers.
Call the HRPP office at 858-246-HRPP (858-246-4777)
schedule a class
for your group.