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SDV-er

Updated 10 days ago

Advancement possibilities of CRA - 6 Replies

Personally, I only recommend doing any postgrad certificate programs or getting a Master's in clinical research when you are working in an entry...

madhavi mishra

Updated 15 days ago

I am a Senior CRA... How do I get into Project Management? - 15 Replies

HI , I did my Master's in cell and Molecular biology. Past 6 years I am working as a RA and Senior RA . I am just tired of working in Lab. I wanted...

persis

Updated 29 days ago

CRA Training resources - 282 Replies

hi i am good in teaching real time experiences IN CLINICAL TRIAL RESEARCH as A clinical data managerial position I worked for 7-8 years as full...

Sheelu

Updated 1 month ago

How to get CRA certificate? - 148 Replies

[QUOTE who="Kat in Mount Arlington, New Jersey"]Hi, I completed my Bachelors in Microbiology and my Masters in Biochemistry in 2001. I got...

Jasmine

Updated 1 month ago

CRA/Drug Safety Associate jobs in USA - 2 Replies

Thanks for your reply. I have two doubts. 1. A person who has completed B.pharmacy after 2003 should have five-year pharmacy curriculum as per the...

SDV-er

Updated 1 month ago

SoCRA CCRP Examination Prep Question - 4 Replies

Hi Ernie, Just as a FYI, advertisements are prohibited in this forum. I don't think posting links to where you're selling a study guide fits...

Ernie S.

Updated 1 month ago

Has anyone ever taken the one day course of SoCRA certification exam? Is it worth to take? - 7 Replies

I took both the 1-day prep course and the SOCRA CCRP exam in Sep 2013. The course was very good, but it should not be the only preparation. Your...

Ernie S.

Updated 1 month ago

Need SOCRA certification advice - 2 Replies

I took the SOCRA CCRP exam in Sep 2013. Although memorizing the FDA regulations and ICH GCP is not necessary, it helps to know general principles...

Ernie S.

Updated 1 month ago

HOW TO GET THE EXPERIENCE IF NOBODY ACCEPT ENTRY LEVELS - 302 Replies

Jo, Both ACRP and SOCRA are well recognized in the US. Below are some comparisons: 1. ACRP has membership for those outside the U.S. while SOCRA...

Ernie S.

Updated 1 month ago

Course notes of SoCRA one day training for CCRP exam - 174 Replies

I agree that the book from SOCRA is difficult to read. I have put together the notes that I used when I took the SOCRA CCRP certification exam in...

sonam

Updated 1 month ago

CRA Training - Schools in Canada? - 1059 Replies

hello every 1 i m a pharmacist from india and willing to do post graduate in clinical research at humber college canada can some 1 plz help me out...

Derek

CRA Weekly - A New Blog

Hello, I've created a blog to discuss all things CRA - whether it be for individuals looking to become a CRA or for those experienced CRAs with...

monika

Updated 1 month ago

Clinical research Careers in India -- Current Scenario - 203 Replies

The regular PG courses for clinical research and allied fields available in the market provide the candidate with only the theoretical knowledge of...

JW2488

Updated 1 month ago

Masters in Clinical Research - 327 Replies

Hi, I'm interested in becoming a CRA and possibly advancing into project management or clinical trial administration in the way future. I'm...

Ernie S.

Updated 1 month ago

Certification for CRA, which one is better? ACRP or SoCRA? - 14 Replies

It's hard to get into a CRA job without prior clinical research experience. 2 common ways to get in to clinical research is to start at a lower...

Smkanewman

Updated 1 month ago

Contract CRA - what is the hourly rate? + other questions - 21 Replies

Glad I found the thread thanks all for the info... I am a Sr CRA currently not contract So I have 3 years of working with the very big CRO's and...

KM

Updated 1 month ago

Entry Level CRA Salary - 7 Replies

Hello I'm contemplating becoming a CRA in the San Diego area. I would like to get some feedback from current CRAs, especially in the San...

Ernie S.

Updated 2 months ago

What is an average day like for a CRA? - 158 Replies

There are no correct answers here. The interviewer probably wants to find out your thoughts and approach. My answer would be: "If I had only a...

Ernie S.

Updated 2 months ago

Career Change Advice - 16 Replies

Although courses and training program can be helpful to learn about the industry, regulations, etc., there is no substitute for on the job...

Ernie S.

Updated 2 months ago

Question about starting a career in clinical research - 6 Replies

Hi Careerforlife, With a B.S. in science, you should be able to get in to a CTA role at a sponsor company. You could also try pursuing a...

SDV-er

Updated 2 months ago

Best way to gain experience? - 3 Replies

The following jobs pay between $30-$45k for entry level that lead into a CRA role: -Clinical Research Coordinator/Study Coordinator -Clinical Trial...

SDV-er in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 2 months ago

academia to industry - 3 Replies

Hi, I've been a clinical research coordinator for over 4 years at an academic institution. I was contacted by a recruiter about a senior clinical...

SAE4ME in Maryland

Updated 2 months ago

Career after CRA/PM - 1 Reply

Many of us who have been in the clinical research industry as CRA, CTAs or PMs are now wondering what to do next. I mean, not in terms of progression...

SDV-er in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 3 months ago

what are the chances i can get a working visa if I apply as CRA in the US or Canada? - 12 Replies

I graduated BS Biology and General Practioner in industrial setting, but i want to try working as CRA either in US or canada because of salary but i...

SDV-er in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 3 months ago

Why get CRA certification. - 1 Reply

Are there any PRACTICAL reasons to receive ACRP or SOCRA certification. Other than having a feather in your cap, has anyone experience any tangible...

Sara in New Jersey

Updated 3 months ago

ENTRY LEVEL CRA JOBS. - 235 Replies

I completed my CRA/CRC Pofessional Development Program recently.I have a BS in Biological Sciences and an MS in Health Services Administration. I...

akky in vernon, Connecticut

Updated 4 months ago

Salary for CRA in USA & immigration charges for Indian citizen - 58 Replies

Dear Folks, Can anybody guide me about the standard salary for CRA position in USA.? Also throw some light on type of required work visa and...

Wantedandlisted in Kiev, Ukraine

Clinical Trials job opportunities in Canada or Great Lakes region

Hi everyone )) My future wife and me plan to move to Canada through Manitoba or Quebec provincial programs. That means we will have Canada's PR...

SDV-er in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 6 months ago

CRA Certification in USA- The Definitive Thread - 2 Replies

Looking at some of these forums I've seen a lot of questions and misconceptions about CRA certification What is CRA certification? -A process by...

Mather in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Updated 6 months ago

How to get CRA training? - 23 Replies

I'm a foreign medical graduate and am interested in clinical research. I wanted to know how to get CRA training? Are there certain schools or...

SAE4ME in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 6 months ago

Men in Clinical research? - 8 Replies

I am set to graduate soon with a BSCR and I have noticed a large amount of woman in this major. I don't mean to sound sexiest I am just curious if...

Shimra in Perth, Australia

Updated 6 months ago

CRA course in australia? - 13 Replies

hi all, i am a Pharmacy graduate and soon will graduate as an RN. i want to pursue career as CRA. could anybody please tell me where can i find...

Mather in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Updated 8 months ago

Best way to break into a clinical position - 12 Replies

I have taken two different online "CRA" courses and have 10 years of laboratory experience but can not seem to get a foot in the door to work in a...

ck in Lowell, Massachusetts

Updated 8 months ago

The Master's degree- The worst $25k a CRA can spend? - 3 Replies

I got a Master's degree a few years ago as a Senior CRA and since adding the MS to my name, I really haven't seen any returns on my investment. I...

SAE4ME in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 8 months ago

Career path following a CRA - 52 Replies

Greetings all. I was wondering what the typical (if there is one) career path is following employment as an entry-level CRA. I realize that there...

Andrew in Hollywood, Florida

Updated 8 months ago

Clinical Research Coordinator - Training - Exam prep - 16 Replies

Hi, If anyone is having problems with compliance at the site or needs assistance in preparing for their exam, I.E. CCRC, CCRP, CCRA. Please feel...

D Sager in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Updated 9 months ago

Entry-Level CRA Job Openings anyone? - 5 Replies

Hello, I'm a recent graduate with a Masters in Biomedical Science (focus on Clinical Research Management). I also have about 3 years experience in...

EE in Azusa, California

Updated 10 months ago

Hong Kong CRA Experience in Canada/USA - 18 Replies

Hi all, I am educated in Canada and became a CRA in Hong Kong (trained by an international CRO) for 2.5 years already. What are the chances for me...

Paula in Ottawa, Ontario

Updated 11 months ago

Freelancer CRA Options? - 1 Reply

Hello everybody, I used to work like a CRC for the last two years. Now I want to become a CRA but there are no available positions at the moment. I...

Ted in Ridgewood, New Jersey

Updated 11 months ago

CRA interview prep - 1 Reply

Hi! Can anyone kindly help me please. I have an interview on 29th October 2013 for a CRA position in an NHS facility and would some help...

Mather

Updated 12 months ago

career opportunities in clinical research - 1 Reply

Hi, I have 3+ years CRC and CRA experience and am looking to advance my career. I wanted to know what other job titles are available in the...

Patrick in Montréal, Quebec

Updated 12 months ago

Mechanical engineer + biomedical certificate with medical devices exp. wants to be a CRA (clinical research associate) - 3 Replies

Hello there, I'm from Montreal and I am an mechanical engineer who owns also a biomedical certificate (with few master courses). I've been working...

Patrick in Montréal, Quebec

Updated 12 months ago

Looking for CRA position - 2 Replies

Hi, I have recently moved to montreal and I am looking for a CRA position. I am 2 years experienced CRA in europe (HIV, pediatrics - phase III...

Mather in Port Haywood, Virginia

Updated 12 months ago

Salary of a CRA 1 in Australia - 4 Replies

Hi i've looking at Seek.com and it is hard to find the salary of a CRA 1 in Australia because the salary is always hidden. In the recruitment...

Mather in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Updated 13 months ago

Advice for a newly graduate on the pursuit of becoming a CRA? - 3 Replies

I graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology with an emphasis in genetics and have ~8 months of laboratory experience in an academic lab...

sleeplessinseattle in Seattle, Washington

Updated 13 months ago

EL CRA Training CRO Programs - 7 Replies

I would definitely appreciate any insight to the CROs and 1) how often they conduct their hiring for Entry Level CRAs and 2)if they are conducted in...

Sara

Updated 13 months ago

How did you become a CRA? - 4 Replies

I'm currently in high school, planning for college and I want to become a CRA, so I'm wondering what major your chose to become a CRA? Should I get a...

Sara

Updated 13 months ago

Experience but No CRA Certification- Getting the job? - 212 Replies

Hi I have 4 years experience in clinical research as a clinical research project coordinator/project mananger for a CRO. I am looking to advance my...

Martina in Holyoke, Massachusetts

Updated 14 months ago

Switching from PM in Clinical research in Academia to industry - 2 Replies

Ok..here is my conundrum...I am currently a Clinical Research PM in the academic hospital and have been here for a few years now. I have a master...

Hussam sh in manhattan, New York

Updated 14 months ago

Why is it so difficult to find a CRA job? Hoping recruiters to answer... - 12 Replies

I understand that a significant level of professionalism, knowledge, and experience must be need to work in a field that involves human safety....

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