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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


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