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Anna in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

MS biostatistics/ sas certification

Hi Can somebody help me to decide. I have master's degree in public health, but I graduated in Russia. I had some research experience there I want...

Srj in Jersey City, New Jersey

Updated 1 month ago

Victim of Wireclass - 28 Replies

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

Sarah in Toronto, Ontario

Updated 1 month ago

Clinical Research vs Regulatory Affairs - 82 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...

CRA 1 in Boston, Massachusetts

Updated 1 month ago

salary range for CRA I/II - 3 Replies

Does anyone know the annual salary package for a CRA who has 2 yrs of monitoring experience? Working for a pharma company in Austin. What others...


Clinical Research Fast Track

Looking into this program to get experience for a CRC and it claims 80% hiring. I do not have experience and I have yet to find meaningful work...

Asmi in Elmhurst, New York

Updated 1 month ago

CRA Training - Schools in Canada? - 1088 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...

JDC in Hollywood, Florida

Updated 2 months ago

Advancement possibilities of CRA - 7 Replies

I have recently been given the opportunity to a CRA position, however I am curious to the positions that CRA opens up to. From what I have gathered,...

JennyA in United Kingdom

Best therapy area for career progression in clinical trials?

I am a recent post-grad student and I have just been offered two positions. One position is at a specialist oncology hospital and another...

Rukhsana in Vancouver, British Columbia

Updated 2 months ago

Recruiters - CRA positions - 12 Replies

Hi, I had a lengthy phone interview with a recruiter at a big CRO, and all seemed to go very well throughout our talk. The recruiter had...

SAE4Me in Winston Salem, North Carolina

Updated 3 months ago

Help with a career change getting OUT of ClinOps/CRA/CRO/Pharma land? - 5 Replies

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

s in Houston, Texas

As CRCs (Clinical Research Coordinators), how do you stay organized?

As the topic states, how do you stay organized? What duties do you have? How do you stay on top of things "particularly" the paperwork? How or what...

Abrar in San Diego, California

Updated 3 months 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...

Bharat B in Fort Worth, Texas

Updated 3 months ago

Online CRA course - recommendations - 1 Reply

Hi, I have an M.Sc in biology and 10 years of experience in the clinical research. I also have an experience in monitoring and been involved in the...

Clementina in Lawrenceville, Georgia

Updated 3 months ago

CTA vs CRA - 4 Replies

Could some one help me clarify the distinction between clinical trial assistant and clinical research associate? What is the pay difference? And is...

Bharat B in Fort Worth, Texas

Updated 3 months ago

ACRP CCRA mock exam questions - 34 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...

Bharat B

CCRA ACRP Exam Prep for Fall 2018

Looking for online study partners for ccra acrp exams this fall. Please contact:

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 6 months 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...

Sonalli Sol in Aldie, Virginia

Updated 6 months 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...

Khadka in Elmhurst, New York

Updated 9 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...

Josh in Lansdale, Pennsylvania

Updated 10 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 11 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!

TX SLP in Houston, Texas

Updated 11 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 12 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 12 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 13 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 14 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 15 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 15 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 15 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 16 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 17 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...

Lisa Johnson in Auburn, California

Updated 21 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 22 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 22 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 24 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 25 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 25 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 27 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 28 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 30 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 31 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 31 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 32 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...

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