For Learning. For Listening. For Life — The Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) is setting standards for clinical research competence and workforce development. A Washington, DC-based non-profit organization with more than 13,000 members, ACRP supports professionals and organizations across the clinical research enterprise with the Membership, Training, and Certification programs necessary for clinical trial quality and efficiency improvements.
We are helping professionalize clinical research by defining and promoting standardized competence requirements for the clinical trial workforce.
We are building the next generation of clinical research professionals by fostering career entry through education, training, and onboarding programs.
We are improving the knowledge, skills, and abilities of clinical research professionals by providing competence-based education and training programs.
We are validating the competence of the clinical research workforce by testing the knowledge, skills, and abilities of professionals through independent and accredited certification programs.
We are matching professionals with employers by providing resources for career opportunities and staff recruitment.
We are keeping professionals up to date by providing insight on regulatory developments, news, and trends impacting clinical trials.
We are building community in clinical research by providing platforms to foster the exchange of ideas and information among clinical research professionals.
ACRP’s vision is that clinical research is performed ethically, responsibly, and professionally everywhere in the world.
While suppliers and leading organizations like TransCelerate Biopharma and the Clinical Trials Transformation Initiative focus efforts on improving clinical trial quality and efficiency through innovation in process and technology, ACRP is focused on people: the grassroots professionals conducting clinical trials.
ACRP is setting standards for clinical research competence and workforce development. ACRP supports professionals and organizations with the training and certification programs necessary for clinical trial quality and efficiency improvements. ACRP supports implementation of process and technology advances as they evolve.
Meet the volunteers who set ACRP’s strategic direction and assist in program development, and view Association Bylaws and Financial Statements.
Our members agree to adhere to a professional code of ethics defining essential ethical behaviors for clinical research professionals.
View our Alliance Partners and other organizations who help contribute to our mission to promote excellence in clinical research.
The Academy of Clinical Research Professionals is an independent affiliate of ACRP who administers ACRP Certification programs.
Our annual awards program recognizes excellence in clinical research through individual and team achievement and service to the public and ACRP.
Meet and contact members of the ACRP staff, who are responsible for delivering upon the Board of Trustees’ strategic direction and serving ACRP Members.
Interested in joining the ACRP team? Check out current open positions. If you see something you like, submit your application and we’ll be in touch.