Office of Clinical Research (OCR)

Sponsor Investigator Training

Sponsor Investigators conducting studies which hold a filing with the FDA are required to take Good Clinical Practice (GCP) training:

  • Sponsor Investigators with INDs (GCP - U.S. FDA Focus)
  • Sponsor Investigators with IDEs (GCP - Devices)

GCP training is available in CITI:


If you have any questions regarding this training, please contact 210-567-8555 or


Initial and continuing education (every 3 years) is required for all Sponsor Investigators.


Note: Completion of the appropriate training for Sponsor Investigators with INDs or IDEs will meet UTHSCSA initial or recertification requirements for Local Sponsor Investigator human subjects training. Not applicable for the VA.