Jim Kremidas, Executive Director, ACRP

ACRP Calls on Industry to Raise Bar in Clinical Trial Performance

ACRP members and associates are working to create a “critical mass” of awareness and activity to address root cause problems threatening the future of high-quality clinical research, ACRP Executive Director Jim Kremidas told attendees at the 8th Annual Avoca Global Summit this week in Boston. “We’re leading the charge together because the stakes are too […]

A Clinical Researcher’s Biomedical Informatics Journey

PAID MESSAGE As a senior clinical research data manager at the University of Chicago Medical Center, Melissa McHugh reviews and enters patient data for clinical trials for pharmaceutical companies as part of the genitourinary oncology program. With much of her work centered around data, she began seeing the value several years ago of returning to school to […]

Ginnette Watkins-Keller, RN, MSN, OC, Education Specialist, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Rutgers Cancer Institute Leverages CRC Onboarding to Boost Trial Quality

“Common sense is not so common,” French author and wit Voltaire once wrote. Despite the relative sparsity of such programs in the clinical research enterprise, he certainly wouldn’t be surprised to learn that new employees perform better when there’s a solid onboarding program in place to guide them from day one on the job. “We’ve […]

hyperCORE Team Competes in ACRP All-Star Challenge for Sites in Nashville

Clinical Team Brings Superpowers to All-Star Challenge

Marvel Comics superheroes the Fantastic Four face off against villains with names like Annihilus, Doctor Doom, the Mole Man, and Galactus to save the day with ingenuity and commitment. A different kind of fantastic four made their debut at the ACRP 2019 annual conference in Nashville in April, representing hyperCORE and winning the ACRP All-Star […]

Person Raising Hand to Volunteer

ACRP Seeks Volunteer Leaders to Support Clinical Research Workforce Development Initiatives

The Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) is looking for volunteer leadership from clinical research organizations to support ongoing workforce development initiatives. Volunteers are asked to support the multi-stakeholder ACRP Workforce Innovation Steering Committee (WISC) in its efforts to collaboratively standardize onboarding training for clinical research coordinators, develop skill- and competency-based training and assessment tools, […]