The Association of Clinical Research Professionals

About ACRP

Our mission is to promote excellence in clinical research. Our vision is that clinical research is performed ethically, responsibly, and professionally everywhere in the world. Join Us >>

ACRP’s Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Diversity, equality, and inclusivity are essential to the success of ACRP. We strive to recognize all people equally, regardless of race, ethnicity, disabilities, gender expression, or sexual identity. Our commitment is reflected in our values, culture, and mission.

In clinical research, people are everything.

Better People | Better Results

ACRP raises clinical research standards and accelerates careers.

ACRP makes your people better so your business can soar.

Having the best people gives you the best of both worlds: lower costs and risk, and higher quality, efficiency, and certainty. That’s why gold standard talent leads to gold standard progress – to the next stage, next trial, or next product launch – helping your business change the world for the better.

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ACRP is where gold standard clinical researchers begin. And belong.

Being part of the ACRP community means you are the gold standard in clinical research, and you have the qualifications to prove it. With support and tools to help you every step of the way, ACRP springboards your career onwards and upwards.

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Our Members

Located in more than 70 countries, ACRP’s 13,000 diverse members work in a variety of practice settings, roles, and specialty areas, with a wide range of experience in clinical research. What’s common about them all is their dedication and commitment to promoting excellence in clinical research.

Code of Ethics

Our members agree to adhere to a professional code of ethics defining essential ethical behaviors for clinical research professionals.

Leaders & Governance

Meet the volunteers who set the strategic direction for ACRP and the Academy, and view Bylaws, Financial Statements, and more.

How to Volunteer

Explore opportunities to share your knowledge and expertise with ACRP or the Academy, including board and committee service, local chapter leadership, and more.