Responsible Conduct of Research

Responsible Conduct of Research Education Plan updated 1/18/17

Instructions for accessing the CITI RCR course:

  1. Go to
  • If possible, use Firefox or Internet Explorer.
  • The Safari browser does not work as consistently
  1. New Users: Go to Create an Account select Register.

New users complete Registration Steps 1-7, click “submit”.

  • For Qu. 1, WFU is listed under “Participating Institutions”.  Be sure to select Wake Forest University, not WFU Health Sciences.
  • For Qu. 5, most users should not select CME/CEU credits
  • Courses: select Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)  to study and submit.

Current Users: Log into Existing Account

  1. After registering, go to the Main Menu, select Wake Forest University Courses, then select Add a Course
  2. Under Getting Started, check Responsible Conduct of Research then click Next
  3. Choose the Responsible Conduct of Research Course Enrollment that relate to your research activities. You may choose more than one.
  • Biomedical RCR
  • Social-behavioral RCR
  • Physical Science RCR
  • Humanities RCR
  1. Begin the module(s).

For problems with the CITI RCR program, contact Amy Comer, in the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, at

National Science Foundation RCR information and resources

National Institutes of Health, Notice Number NOT-OD-10-019

Office of Research Integrity