Beth Harper, ACRP Workforce Innovation Officer

ACRP Advances CRC Competency-Based Standards

The Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) has launched a new initiative to develop competency standards for clinical research coordinators (CRCs) as part of a larger effort to advance the professionalism of the clinical research workforce. In this article, CWWeekly talks with Beth Harper, ACRP’s Workforce Innovation Officer, about ACRP’s competence initiatives. Read More Source: […]

Jim Kremidas, ACRP Executive Director

Three Questions: Jim Kremidas, ACRP

In a recent executive profile published by CWWeekly (July 10, 2017), ACRP Executive Director Jim Kremidas discussed variance in clinical trial quality resulting from a lack of standardized, industry-wide approaches to identifying, hiring, training, and assessing the clinical research workforce. “We need to have an industry-wide initiative, which would include sponsors, CROs, regulatory agencies and […]

USA Today Supplement on Clinical Trials

Creating a New Standard to Improve Competence in Clinical Research

Clinical research is the focus of a May 2017 USA Today supplement. ACRP Executive Director Jim Kremidas is the featured author of “Creating a New Standard to Improve Competence in Clinical Research,” which highlights efforts to standardize competence and career paths in clinical research. Download Supplement Source: USA Today, via MediaPlanet

Jim Kremidas, ACRP Executive Director

FDA Proposal Gives Patients Easier Way to Give Input on New Medical Products

Patients would have an easier way to communicate their views on new medical products to the FDA under a recent proposal. The Food and Drug Administration is considering establishing an Office of Patient Affairs to support and coordinate patient engagement activities across the agency's medical product centers for drugs, medical devices, and biologics, according to […]