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Human Subjects Training

  • Cone Health requires all researchers at Cone Health to complete Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) training.

  • Cone Health Office of Research Support (ORS) administers Cone Health’s CITI training.

  • After successful completion (score of 80% or higher) of the training, completion reports should be emailed to Office of Research Support (ORS) IRB Coordinator.

  • Completed CITI completion reports will be kept on file in the ORS.

  • Submitted IRB applications will not be approved until CITI training is complete.

  • Researchers should complete all required modules of the Biomedical Research – Basic/Refresher course.

  • The average learner spends approximately 4.5 hours to complete the Basic course site with approximately 5 logins to complete the course.

For questions, please email the IRB Coordinator or call 336-832-2330.



First Time Users

Returning Users

Navigate to



Select ‘Cone Health’ as your Organization Affiliation.

Cone Health

Navigate to

(CITI Technical Support Center: ;

NOTE: If you have a current Completion Report, submit it to the IRB Coordinator for consideration to satisfy Cone Health requirements.

'Log In'

to CITI using your existing account.

Affiliate with another institution.

Note:Individuals that have an existing affiliation with another institution should Select ‘Click here to affiliate with another institution’ and then Select ‘Cone Health’. The CITI program will recognize any overlap between your existing affiliation and Cone Health’s requirements so that you do not repeat course information.


EVERYONE Continues on from here

Review the Terms of Service and Select the ‘I Agree’ checkbox.

Select ‘Continue to Step 2’. 

step 2

Enter your Personal Information.


Select ‘Continue to Step 3’.

step 3

Create your Username and Password.


Select ‘Continue to Step 4’.

step 4

Enter Country of Residence.


Select ‘Continue to Step 5’.

step 5

Indicate whether you want to receive Continuing Education information.


Indicate whether you would like to participate in CITI surveys.


Select ‘Continue to Step 6’.

step 6

Enter Institutional Email Address.


Enter Department.


Enter Role in Research.


Select ‘Continue to Step 7’

step 7

Select your training curriculum. 

A Human Subjects Research course is required under Question 1.

IRB Members should select ‘IRB Members: This Basic Course is appropriate for IRB or Ethics Committee members.’             

Everyone else should select ‘Biomedical Research Investigators: Choose this group to satisfy CITI training requirements for Investigators and staff involved primarily in Biomedical research with human subjects.


Select ‘Complete Registration’.  

You will receive the following message.


Select 'Finalize Registration'.