Trainees are required to complete a one or two 1-credit, in-person, discussion-based course on the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) and Rigor and Reproducibility (RR). Courses that fulfill this requirement are:
Biostatistics 810 - Approaches to the Responsible Practice of Biostatistics
Environmental Health Sciences 510 - Responsible Conduct of Research and Scholarship
Epidemiology 889 - Responsible Conduct of Research and Scholarship Seminar
Program in Biomedical Sciences (PIBS) 503 - Research Responsibility and Ethics
Program in Biomedical Sciences (PIBS) 504 - Rigor and Reproducibility Training

PEERRS:  In addition to RCR and RR, trainees are required to complete the University of Michigan’s online Program for Education and Evaluation in Responsible Research and Scholarship. PEERRS is a web-based instruction and certification program for all UM faculty, staff, and trainees who are engaged in research.  PEERRS completion is in addition to, not a substitute for, RCR and RR.