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  • An Inspiring Interview with SOCRA’s 2022 Recipient of the President’s Special Recognition Award for Distinguished Service: Nancy Wintering, MSW, LCSW, CCRP

    From September 14 to September 17, 2022, our global clinical research community will gather virtually for SOCRA’s 31st Annual Conference...Read More >>

  • Cultivating an Effective Research Team Through Application of Team Science Principles

    Abstract: The practice of team science allows clinical research professionals to draw from theory-driven principles to build an effective and...Read More >>

  • Clinical Trials Day 2022: Insights from SOCRA Nominee Aryn Knight

    On May 20, the world will honor clinical research professionals in an annual celebration of Clinical Trials Day (CTD). This...Read More >>

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Our Mission

In order to promote quality clinical research, to protect the welfare of research participants, and improve global health, SOCRA's mission is:

To establish educational programming and provide continuing education for clinical research professionals
To establish an internationally recognized certification program for clinical research professionals (CCRP®)
To foster the professional development and peer recognition of clinical research professionals

 SOCRA's Vision
That all clinical research fully protects every research participant and is accomplished with excellence, quality, and professionalism.

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