The Association of Clinical Research Professionals

ACRP Partners in Workforce Advancement

Partners in Workforce Advancement is a multi-stakeholder collaborative initiative to grow and expand the diversity of the clinical research workforce, and to set and support standards for workforce competence.

Organizations aligned with ACRP’s mission are working together to improve clinical trial quality and outcomes for patients by focusing where others have not—workforce planning, development, and assessment. Why? Because in clinical research, people are everything.

PWA Members—who include sponsors, CROs, investigator sites, academic institutions, regulatory agencies, and more—provide strategic direction and support for initiatives to:


Executive Steering Council: U.S. Food and Drug Administration, National Institutes of Health, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health, Society for Clinical Research Sites, Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health

Elite Partner—Dartmouth Hitchcock Health

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health, New Hampshire’s only academic health system and the state’s largest private employer, serves a population of 1.9 million across northern New England. D-H provides access to more than 1,800 providers in almost every area of medicine, delivering care at its flagship hospital, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH.
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Partners in Workforce Advancement

Workforce Partners


Javara, Inc.

Northwell Health


Workforce Champions

Clinical Trials BC

Duke Office of Clinical Research

Hartwick College

Medical University of South Carolina

National Institute for Health Research

North Carolina Biotechnology Center

NYU Langone Health

OhioHealth Research Institute

Ora, Inc.


PMG Research

Rutgers School of Health Professions MS Clinical Research Management

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

TRIO (Translational Research in Oncology)

US Department of Veterans Affairs Cooperative Studies Program

Wake Forest Baptist Health / Wake Forest University

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