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School of Medicine Research Compliance Training Course Requirements

To access training courses, please visit the Johns Hopkins mylearning website.

Please note that the below requirements are for Research Compliance Training courses only.

For information regarding HIPAA Compliance Training courses, please visit the Johns Hopkins HIPAA Intranet website.

Research Compliance Training CourseWho Is Required to CompleteDeadlines for CompletionAdditional
Basic Human Subjects Research (CITI)Faculty, fellows, staff, and students participating in human subjects research. Recertification every 3 years.Training must be completed before participating in human subjects research.Office of Human Subjects Research
Regulatory Team
(410) 955-3008
Conflict of Interest  and Commitment TrainingAll faculty, fellows, staff, and students.Training must be completed before participating in research.Please visit the MyLearning website.
Or contact:
Office of Policy Coordination
Phone: 410-361-8667
Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)
CITI online course
RI Lecture Series
All faculty and
postdoctoral fellows
(excluding house staff)
involved in research
Training must be
completed every four

Please visit the
Research Integrity
Or contact the Office of Policy Coordination,
Division of Research Integrity

REWards-Research Ethics WorkshopsFaculty and fellows who participate in clinical research.

Completion of REWards. fulfills Kirschstein-NRSA responsible conduct of research training requirements
PIs, Faculty and Fellows who participate in clinical research and must complete the  C.O.R.E. training or its equivalent.  Fellows who participate in clinical research must complete the new C.O.R.E. training or its equivalent before completing his/her fellowship.Please visit the Office of Continuing Medical Education's website.
Or contact:
Mark T. Hughes, M.D.
C.O.R.E. Course Director
Animal Care and UseFaculty, fellows, staff, and students participating in research involving animals.Training must be completed before participating in research involving animals.Nancy Ator
Director, Office of the JHU Animal Care and Use Committee
Effort ReportingFaculty and staff who certify effort.Training must be completed prior to submitting sponsored projects proposals and/or certifying effort.

Please visit my learning website links below:
ERS Effort Reporting System-Certifiers
Effort Refresher for Certifiers
ERS Effort Reporting System - Admins
contact Effort Help Desk

Guidelines for Export Controls

Full course description
Training is highly recommended for faculty who employ foreign students and/or staff, collaborate with foreign entities, and/or perform research in foreign locations.The Institution may require certain investigators to complete export controls training at a later date.

Frank Barker
University Research Projects Administration

Health Privacy Issues for Researchers (HPIR)Faculty, fellows, staff, and students participating in human subjects research involving Protected Health Information (PHI). Course is not required if the Privacy Issues Relating to Research Course has been completed.Training must be completed before participating in human subjects research involving PHI. (Note: JH workforce members involved in human subjects research are also required to complete "Privacy for Healthcare Providers" or "Privacy Refresher Course for Health Care Providers", as directed through the JH HIPAA Internet site.

For course content questions,   please contact, Megan Singleton, Assistant Dean for Human Research Protection and Director of the Human Research Protection Program or Phil Rocca, Director of Compliance.

For questions about the JH Interactive training system, send email to

For questions relating to Privacy courses  please contact JH HIPAA office 410-735-6509