The Association of Clinical Research Professionals

announcement: acrp learning portal upgrade

Please note the ACRP Learning Portal will be unavailable from March 30 – April 2, 2017 as we complete a system upgrade. If you have ACRP training courses in progress, we ask that you please complete those courses no later than March 28. Courses that are not completed by that date must be restarted from the beginning. Thank you for your cooperation and patience as we upgrade our technology to better serve you. If you have any questions, please email


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ACRP Announces Program Recognizing Clinical Research Organizations Who Support Excellence in Clinical Research

The Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) today announces a new initiative to recognize organizations who support ACRP’s mission to promote excellence in clinical research. Organizations supporting ACRP’s mission can now showcase their alignment with ACRP, and enjoy exclusive partner benefits, through the just-launched ACRP Alliance Partner program. “We are grateful for the many organizations […]

Clinical Trial Insights Podcast Series

The Lure of the Paperless Clinical Trial

For more than a decade, technologists and other experts have said we’re just around the corner when it comes to the virtually paperless clinical trial. How’s that been working out for you? In this podcast, you’ll hear from four experts who offer perspectives on why the paperless wave has been slow to spread and what […]

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Industry Applauds Selection of Gottlieb to Helm FDA

After a search that reportedly included a number of twists and turns, President Donald Trump has nominated Dr. Scott Gottlieb to be the next U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner. Gottlieb, a cancer survivor, is clinical assistant professor at New York University and health information technology adviser for the U.S. Department of Health and […]

Guest Blogger Angela Roberts, Head of CRA Recruitment, CRAresources

Are You Reading Fraudulent Resumes?

Don’t you love it when a terrific clinical research associate (CRA) just falls out of the sky? That is what happened to me recently—an outstanding resume seemed to literally drop in my lap. This CRA had the perfect education, terrific experience with a reputable contract research organization, and a wonderfully diverse therapeutic listing. Was she […]

Mutual Respect Key to Successful Informed Consent Program

Informed consent is not just about documentation, says Erica Jonlin, a regulatory manager at the University of Washington. Done properly, it can improve the pool of patients and the overall reputation of clinical trials, she adds. It’s incumbent upon the person doing the informing to understand the study backward and forwards—that means without having to […]


Webinar: Cloud Based Clinical Trials – The Next Generation of Research

This webinar will explore the next evolution of technology and clinical trials. Learn how secure technology can be integrated into clinical trials while fully complying with all regulatory requirements and actually exceeding most requirements.


Webinar: Tips to Streamline the Ethical Review Process with Multiple IRB’s

This session will identify differences, hear testimonies of investigators and experts from IRB offices, and explore ways in which procedures, definitions, and guidelines can be streamline for an easier pathway to collaboration across institutions and organizations.


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