Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

NIH trainees: sign in to see your personalized user dashboard.

Manage upcoming and view past OITE appointments and registered events. Learn more.

Responsible Conduct of Research

Ongoing training in research ethics is an integral part of your training and practice as a scientist or clinician.

About the training

These courses are offered as a full-day workshop using a combination of lecture, video, writing exercises, and group discussions. There are separate trainings for postbacs/grad students and postdocs/fellows and all NIH postbacs, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows are expected to complete the course within your first year at NIH. We offer in-person and online offerings to accommodate trainees and fellows on all NIH campuses. We will provide a certificate of completion to all participants.

Types of training

We offer two trainings:

  • Responsible Conduct of Research: Full-Day Course for Postbacs and Graduate Students (In-Person and virtual options are available)
  • Responsible Conduct of Research: Full-Day Course for Postdocs (In-Person and virtual options are available)

Trainings are for NIH trainees only. Search for future offerings in Upcoming OITE events.