Suit and Tie

The Time is Now to Professionalize the Clinical Trial Workforce

When you stop and think about it, the lack of standards and core competencies in the clinical trial industry is stunning. Mechanics must get licenses. Masseuses must earn certifications. Jessica the hairdresser was required to pass performance tests before she was allowed to set up shop at her chair. Joining the clinical trial workforce? It’s […]

Need Repair

Clinical Trials: Not Broken, But In Need Of Repair

We all know the days of Big Pharma companies launching billion-dollar blockbuster drugs are generally behind us. Today, novel new therapies are harder to bring to market. Trials are costly, take a long time to complete, and too many of them fail. On top of that, many of the issues companies face today are the […]

Singapore

As Asia Expects Rapid Growth, ACRP and Singapore Institute Team to Train CRC Workforce

The Singapore Ministry of Health recently set aside $35m to help train and develop CRCs in the region. The investment will fund CRC salaries and national training and certification programs via the new SCRI Academy. Following ACRP’s announcement of a new partnership with Singapore Clinical Research Institute to raise CRC professionalism in Singapore, ACRP Executive […]