What Do Sites Really Want from Sponsors and CROs? ACRP/Avoca Survey Explains

The Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) and The Avoca Group surveyed nearly 300 clinical trial study site staff earlier this year to determine the most important factors for advancing quality in studies from their perspectives. What follows is a conversation about the results with Jim Kremidas of ACRP and Dennis Salotti of The Avoca […]

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One and Done: How Bad Is the PI Turnover Problem

It’s ruefully referred to throughout the clinical trial industry as the “one and done” phenomenon, and it’s a problem that has plagued us for years. The term refers to physicians and other medical professionals who jump into a trial to assume the duties of principal investigators (PIs). Unfortunately, many are completely or relatively inexperienced in […]

ACRP Developing Competence Standards for PIs

ACRP Developing Competence Standards for PIs

The Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) is developing competence standards for principal investigators (PIs) as part of its goal to reduce variability in performance across various clinical research roles. "By developing and helping to implement this new PI initiative, ACRP and its partners are taking a major step forward to advance excellence in clinical […]