The Association of Clinical Research Professionals

NEW: ACRP-CP® Certification

ACRP-CP® (Association of Clinical Research Professionals – Certified Professional) is a new credential formally recognizing professionals involved in the conduct of clinical studies/trials who have demonstrated the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform ethical and responsible clinical research by passing the standardized ACRP Certified Professional Exam.

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Earn the flagship certification in clinical research this Fall. Next exam dates: September 8 – October 7.

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Exam Preparation

Prepare for exam success with resources like apps, training programs, practice exercises, and more.

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Stay Certified

Keep the designation you worked so hard for! Maintenance applications are due May 16 for eligible certificants.

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Nandini Nayar, Senior Vice President for Commercial Operations, Antidote

Site-Based Clinical Trial Recruitment: How Can We Address Challenges?

This article is the second in a series on patient centricity in clinical trials (first in series). It’s no secret that recruiting patients for clinical trials can be difficult. Average people aren’t well-informed about what it means to be in a clinical trial, nor how to find one for which they may qualify. Patients tend […]

Fewer People Will to Participate in Clinical Trials

Why Do So Many Potential Patients Remain Wary of Clinical Trial Participation?

The number of potential patients who call themselves “very willing” to participate in a clinical trial has continued to drop between 2013 and 2017, according to a new survey from The Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation (CISCRP). Generally, people from South America, Europe, and Asia were less willing to participate. Younger […]

FDA Advocates Offsite Trial Data Storage Best Practices

FDA Advocates Offsite Trial Data Storage Best Practices

Sponsors who allow clinical research coordinators (CRCs) to store clinical trial records at home would be well-advised to spell out the policy details in the protocol, says Doreen M. Kezer, MSN, a senior health policy analyst, Office of Good Clinical Practice, Office of the Commission, Food and Drug Administration (FDA). It should “probably state how […]

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National Institutes of Health Launches ‘All of Us’ Research Program

Precision medicine has been a buzzword in healthcare circles for years now, but the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is poised to launch a major new research effort that will make it a reality. The All of Us Research Program seeks to enroll one million or more participants who will share their health information and […]


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Investigate how to identify useful change and work successfully with your colleagues who might be hesitant to embrace these changes.


Virtual Career Fair – CRCs

Sign up for free to meet hiring employers at ACRP’s Virtual Career Fair for experienced CRCs. Join us online to meet representatives from Elligo Health Research and more.


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New — ACRP Members Save 10% on Barnett Training through Strategic Partnership

ACRP and Barnett International’s new strategic partnership provides ACRP Members with expanded access to high-quality education and training, and an exclusive 10% discount on Barnett’s online and in-person programs for clinical research professionals.

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Find Product & Service Providers in the Clinical Research Professionals Marketplace

Visit the Clinical Research Professionals Marketplace to connect with product and service providers to the clinical research enterprise.

Browse clinical trial sites and site service providers, information technology suppliers, contract research organizations, and more.