Learn the type of RCR training that is accepted at CHOP and under what circumstances.


CHOP may accept comparable online CITI RCR training completed in the last 3 years at an outside institution. For consideration, a copy of the CITI RCR transcript should be sent to the Office of Academic Training and Outreach Programs for review (FAX: 215-590-3804 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Regardless of your funding source, if you are research trainee who is based at CHOP, you would complete the CHOP RCR training requirements.

The online CITI RCR training could be completed at Penn or CHOP. For consideration of online CITI RCR training completed at Penn, submit a copy of your transcript to the Office of Academic Training and Outreach Programs for review (FAX: 215-590-3804 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

The eight hours of face-to-face education (RCR Sessions 1 and 2) that is completed once during the fellowship must be completed at CHOP.

Regardless of your funding source, if you are research trainee who is based at Penn, you would complete the Penn RCR training requirements. The CHOP online CITI RCR training may be accepted at Penn.