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Knight in Stamford, United Kingdom

Where to find guidance and training for future Clinical Research Associates

Hi all I have recently had a great experience of mentoring a recent graduate to enable her to get her first CRA job in the UK. We spent several...

Mary Lynn in Leesburg, Virginia

Updated 1 month ago

why is oncology monitoring experience CRAs hard to find... - 6 Replies

Hi all, just wondering how specialized the oncology monitoring area for CRAs is. There does not seem to be too many CRAs with that experience out...

Dilshad in Decatur, Georgia

Updated 1 month ago


I did a Clinical Research Associate couse on line last March. In the partial tests I got 91%, 96% and 94%. In the final Mastery test I got 94%. I...

Sonalli Sol in Aldie, Virginia

Updated 1 month ago

How to get CRA training? - 43 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...

Claude in Boston, Massachusetts

Updated 2 months ago

CRA Training - Schools in Canada? - 1083 Replies

Hi all, I recently became interested in clin research as a career. However I do not have the training or experience. Can anyone recommend...

Anon in Spokane, Washington

Updated 3 months ago

ACRP CCRA mock exam questions - 33 Replies

Just done with the CRA FDA practice exam. Anyone who wants to share or discuss the questions, please feel free. I have doubt about the answer for...

Khadka in Elmhurst, New York

Updated 4 months ago

Career path following a CRA - 31 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...

sanjay in Buffalo, New York

Updated 4 months ago

Victim of Wireclass - 27 Replies

Its an advice to all jobseekers to be aware of "". Houston, texas based consultancy with branch offices in India too.some of there...

Josh in Lansdale, Pennsylvania

Updated 5 months ago

Course notes of SoCRA one day training for CCRP exam - 193 Replies

Hi, I want to take the CCRP exam this year. Anyone has the course notes of SoCRA one day training in preparation for CCRP exam? And anyone want...

magnificentone in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 6 months ago

How to get CRA certificate? - 141 Replies

Should I just take an online course or is there an exam for it? Thanks in advance!

VIK BALI in SAN JOSE, California

Updated 6 months ago

Help with a career change getting OUT of ClinOps/CRA/CRO/Pharma land? - 4 Replies

I've started/contributed to discussions like this before, they usually get highjacked & become discussions about how to become a CRA. However I...

TX SLP in Houston, Texas

Updated 6 months ago

Help with Career Change Into CRA from Public School Administrator - 1 Reply

Hi all, Looking for guidance and potential steps to make a possible career change from school administration to clinical research. I have a...

Joseph in Dawsonville, Georgia

Updated 7 months ago

job opportunities as a CRA - 45 Replies

Dear, someone will tell me job future of this position? thanks

PulkitM in Jacksonville, Florida

Updated 7 months ago

What is an average day like for a CRA? - 159 Replies

what does a typical day consist of for a CRA? I am still deciding if this would be a career I would find interesting/enjoyable? I have heard there is...

Amit N in Temple, Texas

Any body appearing for CRC, CRA, Socra, Acrp Exams?

I am scheduled for the certification exam in September 2017. Any body appearing for CRC, CRA, Socra, Acrp Exams? If you would like to speed study ICH...

SDV-er in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 8 months ago

Relocating from UK to San Jose, California- Advise on CRA jobs in US - 1 Reply

Hi everyone, My husband's work are wanting us to relocate to San Jose. I currently am based in Cambridge, UK. I work as a CRA (and study manager...

Parviz in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Updated 9 months ago

Becoming Independent CRA - 109 Replies

I am a Certified Clinical Research Associate looking to pick up contract work (or become independent). I have 7+ years of monitoring, and also have...

Dr Pooja in East Brunswick, New Jersey

Updated 10 months ago

Masters in Clinical Research - 325 Replies

I am a Clinical Research Associate within Merck & Co., Inc.. I would like to know if there are any good schools to get my masters in public...

MattM in Raleigh, North Carolina

Updated 10 months ago

Career Change Advice - 19 Replies

Hi, Has anyone ever completed this CRA training program I wanted to get some feedback.

Jlonge in Grays, United Kingdom

Updated 10 months ago

an internship in the UK - 10 Replies

hi, I am french and I have a PHD in molecular biology, recently i started to focus on the clinical research field, and now i am having a training to...

Sofia_1 in San Jose, California

Updated 11 months ago

How did you become a CRA? - 14 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...

Rene in Lodi, New Jersey

Updated 12 months ago

Clinical Research Coordinator - Training - Exam prep - 17 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...

lilly...90i in Spring, Texas

Multinational/ International Clinical Research Associate

Are there any clinical research associate positions that require international travel. I have 4 years of experience and have been looking for a new...

brownd8 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

IMARC University Clinical Research Monitor Training

Hi, I am a new monitor at an academic institution with several years of research experience looking for clinical research monitor training to help...

John in Toronto, Ontario

Updated 16 months ago

Clinical Research vs Regulatory Affairs - 80 Replies

I've been accepted to Humber for this upcoming fall (2015) for both the regulatory affairs program and the clinical research program and I'm having a...

Lisa Johnson in Auburn, California

Updated 16 months ago

Contract CRA - what is the hourly rate? + other questions - 27 Replies

I've been a CRA for 2.5 years, mainly working for pharma. I wish to move on to contracting and found myself some companies. My questions...

Debbie Mange in Oberlin, Ohio

Updated 17 months ago

10 + yrs. research experience CRA SEEK Contract CRA opportunities with Pharma/CRO - 3 Replies

Dear Sponsors, CROs, and Recruiters My name is Michael and I am an independent contract CRA based in the Washington, DC metro area. I am...

SAE4ME in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 17 months ago

Career after CRA/PM - 2 Replies

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...

SamH in Norcross, Georgia

how to get a job in clinical research

Hello, I have a MD/ foreign medical graduate but do not have a bachelor’s degree. I am interested in clinical research but I do not have any...

Mark in Mission Viejo, California

How do I turn off Indeed asking me to provide info on old employers?

Ever since I built a resume on Indeed, I keep getting asked to review the companies I worked for, to post pictures of the company, etc. These...

Eugene in Gaithersburg, Maryland

Updated 19 months ago

Looking for independent contract CRAs in several US areas - 6 Replies

Good day, We are a medium size pharmaceutical company currently looking for independent contract CRAs in several US areas. Our therapeutic area is...

DoomedbyGoogle in Irvine, California

Updated 20 months ago

CRA equals "billable hours" to CRO sweat shops who all use "Efficency Rating Scales" - 128 Replies

After 18 years as a CRA I just got fired again from a CRO. I was a contractor through a placement agency. The reason the CRO stated was that I was...

Megan in Morris Plains, New Jersey

Updated 20 months ago

Getting Started as a CRA - CRA Certification Courses - 2 Replies

Hello, So I have my MS in Experimental Psychology with a concentration in behavioral neuroscience. It has been difficult finding a job in this...

thesack in Belvedere, United Kingdom

Does it matter where you get your CRA experience?

I have been so lucky to be invited to interview for my first CRA position -- it is in a hospital (1 of the largest in the UK). The CRA pay in...

thesack in Belvedere, United Kingdom

Updated 22 months ago

Becoming a traveling CRA - 2 Replies

Has anyone worked for Covance? Positives and negatives? work life balance? 80% travel equates to what exactly? I recently began the interview process...

Microca in Santa Clara, California

Updated 23 months ago

MD Needing advice - 1 Reply

Hello everyone, Happy new year to all of you. I am a MD in Medical Microbiology from India. I have some science research experience and have work...

Nate in Raleigh, North Carolina

Updated 25 months ago

Is it possible for to be a CRA in Japan? - 3 Replies

Everyone, Thank you for looking for my question! Currently, I'm working as NICU registered nurse in USA for 2 years. I don't have RN license in...

A Puida in Land O Lakes, Florida

Updated 26 months ago

CRA Training resources - 283 Replies

Hello Everyone There was recently a link provided in another discussion for free CRA training at NIH. I went into the website. While the website...

Sssssss in Mountain View, California

Updated 26 months ago

Salary of a CRA 1 in Australia - 6 Replies

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

SDV-er in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 27 months ago

On Average How Many Protocol does an experienced CRA work on a year - 26 Replies

Hello Everyone, On Average how many studies or protocols does an experienced CRA work with per year? How many initiation and close out visits...

Katie in Korea, Republic of

looking for data management jobs

Hi all, I have been working as a CRA for 4 yrs in Korea and looking for data management jobs in the US/UK/Canada. Do you see it is possible for...

SDV-er in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 27 months ago

Would it be hard to become a CRA in Canada/UK or US if you are a foreigner? - 2 Replies

Hello, I've been working as a regulatory science analyst (RA specialist) in Korea about 2 years and I used to work as a project management associate...

BrainGirl in Oakland, California

INC Research? PPD?

Anyone worked for either company? If so, can you share your feedback? Thanks!

SDV-er in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 28 months ago

New CRA (almost!) - 1 Reply

Hi everyone. OK, I'm freaking out a little. I've been a CCRC and trial coordinator for 4 years... 2 years with cardiology trials and most recently...

Aid in Richmond Hill, Ontario

CRA Humber college

Hi Do you have any information or experience about online Clinical Research program in Humber college? As far as I know this program was changed...

Aid in Richmond Hill, Ontario

Online Clinical Research Humber

Hi every one , Do you have any information or experience about online Clinical Research program in Humber college? As far as I know this program...

Jeremy in Alexandria, Virginia

Updated 28 months ago

Certification for CRA, which one is better? ACRP or SoCRA? - 11 Replies

Hi, can anyone help me with the question as above? From the employer's point of view, which one is more attractive to them if you put your...

Katie in Seoul, Korea, Republic of

experienced Korean CRA looking for jobs in the US

Hi all, I would like to hear your opinions about job opportunities in the US for Korean CRA. I was born and educated in Korea and have been...

SDV-er in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 31 months ago

Types of experience for CRA - 1 Reply

I am currently a research technologist and am getting my MPH in Epidemiology. I work in a clinical lab doing assays and data entry, I have spoken...

Anonymous in Fort Collins, Colorado

Supply/Demand Employment in Biotech/Pharma Research?

I am wondering what the supply/demand employment picture looks like in the Biotech/Pharma science/research field- how many jobs per job seeker. I am...

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