Industry Recognition

SOCRA programs meet industry criteria for ICH GCP investigator site personnel training.

Clinical researchers who hold the SOCRA “CCRP,” Certified Clinical Research Professional designation, as well as those clinical researchers who complete specific SOCRA GCP courses (noted below), meet the minimum criteria for ICH GCP investigator site personnel training as identified by TransCelerate BioPharma member companies.

SOCRA GCP courses:

  •  SOCRA “CCRP” Certification Preparation & GCP Review Course  
  • Clinical Site Coordinator/ Manager Workshop  GCP for Coordinators, Research Associates, Study Nurses, Site Managers   
  • Conducting Clinical Trials in Canada  
  • Clinical Investigator GCP & Trials Management Conference  for Clinical Investigators and Key Research Staff

The below companies recognize the above courses as appropriate GCP training for clinical trial site personnel:





 Biogen Idec

 Boehringer Ingelheim

 Bristol-Myers Squibb


 EMD Serono

 Forest Laboratories, Inc.



 Johnson & Johnson