Research Team Training

Sponsored by the GHUCCTS - REKS Component

Ethics, Regulations, and Study Implementation for Research involving Human Subjects: Basic Course available online via SiTEL

The Research Team Training series is designed for new research professionals who, manage and oversee one or more aspects of research studies involving human subjects. This is in addition to any CITI research training requirements your organization has. Target audience that may benefit from the workshop include Clinical Research Coordinators, Clinical Research Nurses, Clinical Research Staff and Research Investigators as well as Research Administrators and Assistants.

The 2019 SiTEL training course will be available soon. Please check back for additional information.

Directions for accessing the course:

  • Once on the SiTEL website, search catalog (upper right hand corner) for Od-017234. The Ethics, Regulations and Study Implementation for Research Involving Human Subjects course should be listed.
  • Click on the title and it will take you to the course page.
  • Once on this page, click on “Enroll” on the right hand side.
  • On the next screen click on “continue” and enter your email in the box then click next.
  • Please create an account.
  • On the next page click “enroll” again
  • Click on “Get Started” to enter the actual course. 

The course modules must be completed in order. It is highly recommended that students complete the pre-test all in one sitting. The rest of the course modules can be reviewed at the learner’s own pace however, the entire course should be completed within 3-4 weeks total.

Contact Dr. Sarah Vittone for more information at

Ethics, Regulations, and Study Implementation for Research involving Human Subjects: Advanced Course

Advanced topics in these areas building on the basic online course will be presented twice a year in a face-to-face format. The next course will be on Wednesday May 8, 2019. 

Register | Download PDF | 2019 Agenda

Contact Dr. Sarah Vittone for more information at

State of the State: Advanced Topics in Clinical Research

Annual Updates: Collaboration with GHUCCTS and the Clinical and Translational Science Institute at Children’s National (CTSI-CN) and George Washington University (GWU).

4/29/19: Spring Regulatory Update and Hot Topics in Clinical Research. This free conference is from 10 AM - 3 PM at The George Washington University Cloyd Heck Marvin Center, located at 800 21st St NW in the 3rd Floor Grand Ballroom. Registration is required - please email by April 24th. Download PDF | Meeting Agenda