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Updated 4 days ago

How to get CRA training? - 52 Replies

[QUOTE who="mary254 in Rockville, Maryland"]Hi, I’m IMG, failed my usmle step1 and I’m not willing to take it again. I need to start a job ASAP!...


Updated 5 days ago

What online CRA Programs are respectable and legitimate? - 12 Replies

[QUOTE who="Maya in Chino, California"]I used I graduated with a BA in Public Health and was orginally premed. Was referred by my...


Updated 6 days ago

List of CRA Courses - 16 Replies

[QUOTE who="denvgrl82 in Denver, Colorado"]CCRP COURSE is good I just started with them you just have to pay $500 for first month[/QUOTE] hey just...

micha2019 in Revere, Massachusetts

Updated 27 days ago

Clinical research .Did any one try ? - 2 Replies

Please send me your honest feedback pros and cons.

CRC-14 in Houston, Texas

Updated 28 days ago

What is an average day like for a CRA? - 163 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...

jellydean143 in Laguna Beach, California

Updated 29 days ago

ACRP CCRA mock exam questions - 37 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...

PurposeFulfille in Cibolo, Texas

Updated 1 month ago

How to get CRA certificate? - 147 Replies

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

geeta94 in Markham, Ontario

Updated 1 month ago

CRA Training - Schools in Canada? - 1092 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...

micha2019 in Revere, Massachusetts

Updated 1 month ago

Has anyone used - 9 Replies

I found their website on nonclinicaldoctors and was wondering if anyone has used them before and gotten placed? I have a BS in Biochemistry and...

Abide83 in San Antonio, Texas

Updated 2 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...

elmerglu in Quincy, Massachusetts

PharmD as a CRA

Hello, I am a pharmD looking for a shift in careers. I want to look into CRA/CTA jobs and seeing if its possible to make that change and how to about...

Sergio in Oak Brook, Illinois

Updated 2 months ago

Masters in Clinical Research - 326 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...

drvj in Houston, Texas

Updated 2 months ago

How did you become a CRA? - 15 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...

drvj in Houston, Texas

Updated 2 months ago

Looking to break into a CRA - 35 Replies

Hello, I'm currently finishing my first year in a PhD program, but am quickly discovering that bench research is not where I want to be for the...

drvj in Houston, Texas

Updated 2 months ago

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

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

drvj in Houston, Texas

Updated 2 months ago

Work as CRA - 1 Reply

Hi, I have more than 2 years Work experience as CRC, I want work as CRA, what do you suggest me to do??...

Lucky pal

Updated 4 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...

Amritha in Seattle, Washington

Updated 4 months ago

Clinical Research Coordinator - Training - Exam prep - 18 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...

Anam Anjum in Kendall Park, New Jersey

Updated 4 months ago

Best way to break into a clinical position - 13 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...

figwer in Los Angeles, California

Updated 4 months ago

Online CRA course - recommendations - 2 Replies

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...

figwer in Los Angeles, California

Updated 4 months ago

Clinical Research Fast Track - 1 Reply

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...

list104 in Centreville, Virginia

Updated 4 months ago

Advancement possibilities of CRA - 9 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,...

list104 in Centreville, Virginia

Updated 4 months ago

Entry Level CRA Salary - 9 Replies

So I was lucky enough to be interviewed (2 phone, 1 f2f) by one of the big CROs looking to hire entry-level CRAs. What should I expect in terms of...

list104 in Centreville, Virginia

Updated 4 months ago

Best CRA Courses? - 1 Reply

I'm looking into Can someone list all the potential CRA courses?

NYC CRA in Hoboken, New Jersey

Updated 4 months ago

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

After nearly 5 years in clinical research, and 3 years as a traveling CRA having worked for 3 major CROs, I've called it quits on this job. Here are...

Shira in Westwood, Massachusetts

Updated 5 months ago

job opportunities as a CRA - 46 Replies

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

Shira in Westwood, Massachusetts

Updated 5 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...

kelsi in Westwood, Massachusetts

Updated 5 months ago

CRA Training resources - 284 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...

UPREP in Westwood, Massachusetts

Updated 5 months ago

EL CRA Training CRO Programs - 8 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...

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 7 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 7 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 7 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 8 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 12 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 15 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 16 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 18 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 19 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 20 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 21 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 21 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 27 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...

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