Through our industry partnerships, CGIRB offers a variety of training options for principal investigators to ensure they stay informed on all applicable GCP, ICH Guidelines, ethical principles, and applicable laws and regulations. Below is list of the training capabilities that a PI or study team has access to through CGIRB:

CITI: Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative
A web-based training program that is offered complimentary to non-institutionally affiliated Investigative Sites who utilize CGIRB as their IRB of record. A self-paced tutorial, CITI enables investigators and site staff to acquire a basic knowledge of GCP and ethical behavior for conducting clinical research.

To register for CITI, visit and follow the instructions below:

• Click the “Register” button, located in the top right corner of your screen.
• Enter “Copernicus Group IRB” into the Select Your Organization Affiliation box.
• Check the “I Agree to Terms of Service” and proceed to step 2 of the registration process.

If you have any questions about CGIRB’s training requirements for investigators, please contact our Training Department (Catherine Plautz, Please forward any technical issues- or questions regarding content- to