The CITI Program: An alternative to train Latinoamerica in investigation's ethics

  • Sergio Litewka Coordinador del Programa CITI para América Latina, Estados Unidos
  • Kenneth Goodman Miembro de la Junta Directiva del Programa CITI, Estados Unidos.
  • Paul Braunschweiger Universidad de Miami

Abstract

The CITI Program (Collaborative Institutional Training Iniciative) is a course based on Internet with no profit intention: it has been developéd by volunteers who offer educational subjects on human beings' protection in biomedical investigations, as will as on conduct, good medical practices, responsible conduct in investigation and humanitarian behaviour towards laboratory animals. This Program is a joint effort done by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centre and the University of Miami.

With the collaboration of local experts a considerable part of its content has been adapted for Latin America, is has been translated to Spanish and Portuguese and collaborative agrees have been established with bioethics' specialized institutions in Chile, Brazil, Costa Rica and Peru. Its authors present an accessible methodology in order to train on investigation's ethics and to justify ins use and spreading out throughout Latin America.

Author Biographies

Profesor del Programa de Bioética de la Universidad de Miami. Coordinador del Programa CITI para América Latina, Estados Unidos.
Director del Programa de Bioética de la Universidad de Miami. Miembro de la Junta Directiva del Programa CITI, Estados Unidos.

Profesor de Radiación Oncológica. Universidad de Miami. Director de la Oficina de Educación y Entrenamiento para la Investigación de la Universidad de Miami. Cofundador del Programa CITI, Estados Unidos.

Keywords CITI Program, human beings' protection, Spanish, Portuguese, Latin America, investigation's ethics
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Litewka, S., Goodman, K., & Braunschweiger, P. (2008). The CITI Program: An alternative to train Latinoamerica in investigation's ethics. Acta Bioethica, 14(1). Retrieved from https://actabioethica.uchile.cl/index.php/AB/article/view/16515/17171
Published
2008-01-01