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

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David Morin

What to Expect from a Clinical Research Bootcamp

Taking part in any good “bootcamp” experience worth the name—be it to better oneself physically, mentally, or in any other way—should significantly challenge an attendee without crushing his or her spirit for doing whatever the task(s) are that serve as the focus of the bootcamp exercises. Further, it might be best not to be a […]

ACRP 2017 Workshop Attendees

Sites Must Take Concrete Steps to Protect Themselves

When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) comes calling, “it’s always the site’s fault,” said an only half-joking Ana Marquez, CEO of Marquez Clinical Site Partners, LLC, as she was conducting a full-day workshop at the ACRP 2017 Meeting & Expo on April 28 in Seattle, Wash. “Sponsors will point their fingers at you, […]

Core Competency Framework for Clinical Study Monitoring

ACRP Releases Final Core Competency Framework for Clinical Study Monitoring

The Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) today announces availability of the final Core Competency Framework for Clinical Study Monitoring. The framework identifies the core competencies required of individuals involved in clinical study monitoring and is the first product of the cross-industry ACRP Workforce Development Task Force and Steering Committee, whose members include representation from […]

Marcy J. Maslov, CPA, CGMA, MBA, Founder and CEO, Empowerment Unlimited Coaching, LLC

Unlocking the Value of Ethics in Clinical Research

Although the quest for profit is understandable, research site leaders who are looking to fill their clinical trials would do well to first be sure their organizations are viewed as trustworthy, says Marcy J. Maslov, CPA, CGMA, MBA, founder and CEO of Empowerment Unlimited Coaching, LLC. “Positive ethical culture reduces turnover, builds loyalty, saves money, […]

Jo Burmester, BSc, Director of Global Operations, PharmaSchool Ltd.

Navigating the Clinical Trials Regulatory Landscape in the European Union

With a new Regulation on clinical trials coming into full effect in the European Union (EU) by October 2018, U.S.-based sponsors can expect a greater degree of harmonization across the countries in the EU, especially in terms of review, approval, and reporting, says Jo Burmester, BSc, director of global operations with PharmaSchool Ltd. “There will […]


ACRP Certification Exam Preparation Pre-Conference Workshop

The newly-revised workshop provides eligible candidates guidance on how to prepare for the ACRP certification exams — CCRA, CCRC and CPI.


2017 Meeting & Expo

See the future of clinical research at the ACRP Meeting & Expo. Learn from the influencers, innovators, and regulators driving change in clinical trials.


Introduction to Clinical Research Student Session at ACRP 2017

ACRP invites Seattle-area high school and college students to attend a free Introduction to Clinical Research program during the ACRP 2017 Meeting & Expo. Hear from and meet with industry experts to take the first steps toward a career in the growing clinical research profession.


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Experience World-Class Training Online & In-Person

From ICH Guidelines and Good Clinical Practice to more specialized, advanced topics, ACRP provides high-quality training that builds competence in clinical research and improves on-the-job performance.

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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.