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Training on Human Subject Protections is required for all individuals involved in human subject research studies (exempt and non-exempt) who have contact with subjects or their identifiable data. Rush policy mandates that training must be completed before IRB approval is granted.

In person training (research compliance onboarding and Rush Research Portal (RRP)) and online training is required.  Rush uses the Collaborative Institutional Education Initiative aka CITI Program for online training. Modules on content area are listed below and must be completed by investigators and research personnel at before the IRB will approve human subject research.

Required Human Subjects Protection (HSP):

  • Biomedical Research
  • Social and Behavioral Research
  • Biomedical Data or Specimens Only Research
  • Biomedical Research – Radiation Oncology
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) in Research
  • Good Clinical Practices (GCP) (as applicable)
  • Clinical Trials Billing

Please read the attached policy as additional required training information may be contained within depending on your type of funding, research, etc. Questions can be directed to Colleen Sowinski at 2-8314 or or Antonio DeMarco at 2-5097 or



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