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The Greater Philadelphia Chapter of ACRP (affectionately known as ACRP Philly) has the distinction of being one of the first groups to organize at a local level. ACRP Philly has offered networking and continuing education opportunities to thousands of clinical research professionals throughout the Philadelphia area. What started as a wine and cheese gathering for a handful of professionals all those years ago has blossomed into a vibrant and active community with regular networking and educational offerings. Our meetings generally offer continuing education credits, important for maintaining ACRP certification.

The Greater Philadelphia Chapter was a very proud recipient of the Outstanding Chapter Award for 2010 and we continue to offer great educational and networking opportunities, each addressing important industry specific topics.

Please check the Chapter website as more information about meeting topics and specific locations will be posted as it becomes available. Do not hesitate contacting any Board or Committee members with any questions or comments – their contact info can be found below.

Please join our LinkedIn group to stay updated on chapter events and network with other members!

Upcoming Events

More event information coming soon. Check back for updates!

Past Events

Patient Involvement in Protocol Development
Date: Thursday, June 9, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Fox Chase Cancer Center
333 Cottman Ave.
Philadelphia, PA
Speaker: Jacqueline Shoukry, MBS, CCRC

View the event flyer for more information

8th Annual 2-Day Conference
Trials and Tribulations: Mitigating the Risk in Clinical Research
Date: Thursday, March 31 - Friday, April 1, 2016
Time: Thursday 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: The HUB in Conshohocken
100 Four Falls Corporate Center
West Conshohocken, PA

View the event flyer for more information

Updates for Diabetes Research - A Dinner Meeting Event
Date: Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Aerotek Clinical Research
1325 Morris Road, #210
Chesterbrook, PA 19087
Speaker: Barry Goldstein, MD, PhD, FACE
Vice President and Global Therapeutic Area Head
Cardiovascular, Metabolic, Endocrine and Renal

View the event flyer for more information

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April 2010

August 2010

Joining and Renewing Chapter Membership

To join the Greater Philadelphia Chapter, please click the "Join this Chapter" button at the top of our page, select the Greater Philadelphia Chapter, and follow the instructions provided.

We look forward to seeing you at our Chapter meetings and hope that you will consider becoming more involved in the Chapter at some point by volunteering for a committee or running for a Board Member position.

If you have any questions, suggestions or comments for the chapter, please find Chapter Board contact information below.

Benefits of Greater Philadelphia Chapter Membership

Becoming an active member in your local ACRP chapter is a great way to learn more about clinical research in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry and it also provides many great benefits; a member of the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of ACRP can expect to receive the following benefits:

  • Obtaining research-related continuing education credits for each speaker meeting you attend – which counts towards certification maintenance
  • Discounted registration for chapter sponsored educational programs
  • Networking in all areas of research with other engaged research professionals
  • A valuable resource for information, training, and employment opportunities

Remember, only members of ACRP can become members of the local Chapter. Our Chapter is active in the National dues collection program. This means that the national organization will collect dues for local membership at the same time they collect your national dues.

Contact Information

Jill Flately, CCRA
Vice President
Maria Monshaw
Rose Hunsicker
Annette M. Bernstein, MMGMT, CCRA
Immediate Past President
Sandra Hines, M.S., CCRA
Membership Chair
Janice Fortino Rowe, MS
Dinner Meeting Chair
Michael Mazza
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