Member Benefits

Belonging to SOCRA, a professional organization with nearly 15,000 members, provides you with the information and resources you need to advance your career and enhance your professionalism. 

Top Reasons to Belong


High Quality Professional Education

All SOCRA education offers CNE and CME, as well as SOCRA CE credit. We currently offer 17 live courses across the U.S. and Canada plus live webinars  and on-demand online courses you can access anytime through our website.  SOCRA membership offers discounted conference, workshop and course registrations.  In addition, SOCRA members enjoy free CITI program access. 

Global Network

Keep in touch with peers through the Member Directory and contact members who specialize in certain areas! The online directory provides quick access for member-to-member communication. 

Local Education + Networking through Chapters

SOCRA members are automatically included in SOCRA's vast local chapter network for continuing education and numerous networking opportunities. SOCRA’s chapter program was developed to help support continuing education at the local level. Local chapters support peer-to-peer education and foster a community for clinical research, continuing education and networking. SOCRA’s chapter model also allows clinical research professionals to acquire no-cost continuing education credit.


Stay in the Know

The SOCRA Source quarterly journal, Monthly Email Newsletters, and periodic email alerts keep members informed about the issues affecting clinical researchers. Plus, stay connected across social media platforms by following us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube

Career Growth

Our Careers and Services section offers our members a view of career opportunities in clinical research available through employers and recruiters associated with the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. It includes opportunities in government, academia, and industry related to all therapeutic areas.

Leadership Opportunities

As a membership organization, we encourage you to get involved in a variety of ways - join a local chapter, submit a journal article to the SOCRA Source, or become a speaker or poster presenter at the Annual Conference.  There are also leadership opportunities through our Board of Directors