IRB Manual

Access to the CITI Program

IBR, OASAS, RFMH, OMH Central Office and OMH Facilities
(not NKI or NYSPI)


Procedures for Accessing CITI Training

New Users


Go to the CITI website and click on the "Register" button located in the blue log in box to the right of the homepage.
The next steps are numbered 1-7. These steps will collect information to register your account and place you in the correct course based on your institutional settings.

Question #1 Select Your Organization Affiliation: choose in RFMH/NYS DMH.
Question #7 choose the HSR course.

After selecting your courses you are given the opportunity to enroll (affiliate to share CITI records) with another institution if needed.
If your registration is complete, click on Finalize Registration.   

Your learner account registration is complete.

You will now be able to access the Main Menu of your account.

Click on the course name to begin the course.
If you need to change your course registration, click on Add a Course or Update Learner Group


BASIC COURSE: Learner Groups and Requirements:

Biomedical Researchers and Key Personnel:



4 required biomedical modules


9 additional biomedical modules of your choice


Social and Behavioral Researchers and Key Personnel:



4 required social and behavioral modules


9 additional social and behavioral modules of your choice


IRB Staff and IRB Members:



5 required biomedical modules


8 other modules of your choice


Institutional Officials including Facility Directors:



4 required biomedical modules

Need help?
Contact Lynne Wechsler at 518-474-5661 or e-mail

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