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Education and training are provided to all individuals involved with the Human Research Protection Program (HRPP). The HRPP Policy Manual specifies education requirements for IRB members, IRB staff and research personnel.

eProtocol Training

Click HERE to register for an upcoming eProtocol Training Session.

eProtocol training sessions (slides), for new and less experienced users, are provided by the Research Compliance Office. 

Please review the following videos for information on:

Stanford provides access to required training through the interactive online Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) Course: The Protection of Human Research Subjects. (more information)

IRB Introduction and Process Overview

Additional training:

  • IRB Reporting
  • As well as the human subjects training for researchers required by the IRB, there might be training required by other groups, programs, or departments. Researchers should see Training on the Dean of Research (DoR) website, or refer to their department to identify needed education.


Contact IRB Education or call (650) 724-7141

IRB Member Education

Other Resources

For Community Research Partners:

CIRTification Online is a free, web-based human research protections training program tailored specifically to the needs and roles of community research partners. While Stanford is not a participating institution, this training is available to anyone in the community. Learners first create an account and complete the web-based training at their own pace.  This training does not substitute for the Stanford CITI training requirements.