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Updated 3 days ago

How to get CRA certificate? - 145 Replies

[QUOTE who="045942 in Westwood, Massachusetts"]I used to get my certificate and they had interviews lined up for me after the first...


Updated 8 days ago

Masters in Clinical Research - 326 Replies

[QUOTE who="VK in Roswell, Georgia"]Payal, Have you checked out the on-line graduate programs at George Washington University (GWU)? They have an...


Updated 25 days ago

How did you become a CRA? - 15 Replies accepts highschool students but you'll need an associates after this to get most positions


Updated 25 days ago


Get certified like SOCRA or CCRPCOURSE


Updated 25 days ago

Looking to break into a CRA - 35 Replies



Updated 25 days ago

Help with a career change getting OUT of ClinOps/CRA/CRO/Pharma land? - 10 Replies

Become a senior CRA it is much easier to transition


Updated 25 days ago

Work as CRA - 1 Reply

I used ccrpcourse for my training to transition to CRA


Updated 25 days ago

Has anyone used - 7 Replies

[QUOTE who="figwer in Los Angeles, California"]Amazing course run by a real senior CRA with real content that you can apply on field. They help you...

Amin Osmani

Updated 1 month ago

CRA Training - Schools in Canada? - 1091 Replies

If you are interested in exploring career opportunities or advancing your careers in clinical research, the Clinical Research Association of Canada...


Updated 1 month ago

How to get CRA training? - 48 Replies

[QUOTE who="Meti"]Hello Hollph, I am in the process of relocating to the Fort Worth area and I could really use your guidance on this matter. I also...

Lucky pal

Updated 1 month ago

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

Hi, It was good going through all the comments. I have 6-7 years of clinical engineering experience in which I have helped with medical device...


Updated 1 month ago

Clinical Research Coordinator - Training - Exam prep - 18 Replies

I will be taking my CCRC exam soon. If someone can guide me as to where I can find some practice test, that would be great! My email is...


Updated 2 months ago

What online CRA Programs are respectable and legitimate? - 10 Replies

Hello I have 12 years experience working with a CRO in the capacity of technology project leader doing clinical data associate work. My education...

Anam Anjum

Updated 2 months ago

Best way to break into a clinical position - 13 Replies

I'm a Foreign Dental Graduate, recently moved to the states. I've passed my first dental board exam but I still have to clear the final one. I've...


Updated 2 months ago

List of CRA Courses - 15 Replies

CCRP COURSE is good I just started with them you just have to pay $500 for first month


Updated 2 months ago

ACRP CCRA mock exam questions - 35 Replies

Hi, I would like to have some help studying for Acrp exam would anyone with experience like to help with the questions/ discussions online. Am also...


Updated 2 months ago

Online CRA course - recommendations - 2 Replies



Updated 2 months ago

Clinical Research Fast Track - 1 Reply

They are a rip off! I used them and didn't get placed even with 2 years of trials background. I would suggest a real course run by Senior CRAs like...


Updated 2 months ago

Advancement possibilities of CRA - 9 Replies

take a course! i made a list for a disc above 1. (4 weeks) 2. (6 weeks) 3. www.barnettinternational.c...


Updated 2 months ago

Entry Level CRA Salary - 9 Replies

list of courses: 1. (4 weeks) 2. (6 weeks) 3.


Updated 2 months ago

Best CRA Courses? - 1 Reply

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Updated 2 months ago

Reasons to consider/steer away from a job as a traveling CRA - 1 Reply

A few additional points as I ran out of characters in my first post and had some additional thoughts just now: -The straw that broke the camels...


Updated 3 months ago

What is an average day like for a CRA? - 162 Replies

Hi all, Here's an article by a certified CRA, where he writes extensively about his typical day. (I also replied directly to hoi13's comment, but...


Updated 3 months ago

job opportunities as a CRA - 46 Replies

Take a cert course with a mentor


Updated 3 months ago

CTA vs CRA - 4 Replies

CRA's get paid more and supervise more:


Updated 3 months ago

CRA Training resources - 285 Replies

I graduated with a BS Biochem and chose not to go to med school after taking the MCAT 3 times. My MCAT tutor referred me to


Updated 3 months ago

EL CRA Training CRO Programs - 8 Replies CRC Training starts at $18 per module. With 110+ modules, interview rounds, and 1-on-1 tutoring; this course...

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 5 months 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 5 months 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 5 months 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...

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 6 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...

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...

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 10 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...

Khadka in Elmhurst, New York

Updated 13 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 14 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...

TX SLP in Houston, Texas

Updated 15 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...

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 17 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 18 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...

MattM in Raleigh, North Carolina

Updated 19 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 19 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...

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 25 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 26 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 26 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...

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