Standardized Job Titles Key to Robust CRC Career Paths

A lack of clinical research coordinator (CRC) job title consistency “blurs” the equation on both sides of the interview and hiring process, says Molly Downhour, MHA, BSN, NEA-BC, OCN, CCRC, a strategy executive with Medix Clinical Research. In today’s clinical trial landscape, “sites are often left to themselves” to interpret various job titles without much […]

CTTI Promotes New Ways of Looking at Clinical Research Training

There’s an important difference between training and learning. The former can sometimes devolve to checking a box. At its best, the latter can be a transformative experience that improves personal and professional performance. Casting an eye in the direction of learning, the Clinical Trials Transformation Initiative (CTTI) is working to move the clinical trial industry […]

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FDA Offers Pre-Inspection Tips

Preparation for a potential regulatory inspection should occur before, during, and after a clinical trial is conducted, says Doreen M. Kezer, MSN, senior policy analyst with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Rather than wait until after the sponsor has been informed an inspection is on the way, “investigators and study staff should be […]