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  • 11,300+ "CCRP" Certified Clinical Research Professionals
  • 34 education programs held in 2022

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  • Inside the 2024 SOCRA Oncology Clinical Trials Conference: Insights from Program Chairs Tammy Neseth & Susanna Sellmann 

    Tammy Neseth MA, CCRP, CIP Susanna Sellmann RTT, BS, CCRP Oncology Clinical Trials Conference I March 13-15, 2024 I San...Read More >>

  • 2024 Pediatric Clinical Trials Conference Preview: A Conversation with Conference Co-Chairs Lisa Benson & Grace Wentzel

    Grace Wentzel (GW) CCRP, CHRC Lisa Benson (LB) BS, CRCP We’re thrilled to announce the 11th annual Pediatric Clinical Trials...Read More >>

  • Reflecting on SOCRA’s 32nd Annual Conference

    From September 29 to October 1, 2023, Montreal’s Convention Center was buzzing at the 32nd SOCRA Annual Conference, marking our...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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