With a 30-year legacy, ACRP Certification is the clinical research profession’s most recognized and respected endorsement of clinical research competency. Since 1992, 40,586 professionals and their employers have come to trust ACRP Certification as the trusted mark of excellence in clinical research.
While feedback from clinical trial participants that they would like their personal study data and overall trial results to be shared with them has been loud and clear for many years now, effective follow-through from sponsors and sites on such sentiments has historically been more muddled. However, recent advances in patient portal capabilities available through “middlemen” technology providers hold promise for breaking down the communication barriers and increasing transparency along the way.
In this article, we will explore the importance of sound financial practices for sites. We’ll also outline how utilizing a clinical trial management system (CTMS) that provides comprehensive financial management and adheres to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) can help ensure financial success.
In this article, the authors aim to raise awareness by illustrating varied career pathways in clinical research; to “get the word out” for those who are exploring first-level careers, for anyone looking at second-level careers, and for seasoned clinical research professionals who are exploring new opportunities.
The HIV/AIDS crisis in the United States and throughout the world devastated the gay and queer community and changed the world’s perspective on how clinical research is performed. A historical review of those who experienced the crisis from the beginning and what changes resulted from those events can provide valuable information for how the field of clinical research may continue to evolve.