Jim Kremidas, ACRP Executive Director

New Training Standards Sought for PIs

Two influential clinical industry groups are focusing on new training efforts to prevent principal investigators from burning out and it appears that the FDA is willing to work with them on the effort. Read More Source: CenterWatch Weekly

What Do Sites Really Want from Sponsors and CROs? ACRP/Avoca Survey Explains

The Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) and The Avoca Group surveyed nearly 300 clinical trial study site staff earlier this year to determine the most important factors for advancing quality in studies from their perspectives. What follows is a conversation about the results with Jim Kremidas of ACRP and Dennis Salotti of The Avoca […]

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One and Done: How Bad Is the PI Turnover Problem

It’s ruefully referred to throughout the clinical trial industry as the “one and done” phenomenon, and it’s a problem that has plagued us for years. The term refers to physicians and other medical professionals who jump into a trial to assume the duties of principal investigators (PIs). Unfortunately, many are completely or relatively inexperienced in […]