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SOCRA Training and Certification Exam

YCCI hosts the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA) Clinical Research Professional certification program prep course and exam once a year.

SOCRA is a non-profit, charitable and educational membership organization that provides education, certification, and networking opportunities to everyone involved in clinical research. The organization offers the Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP) program to evaluate and document knowledge, understanding, and application of the principles underlying conduct of clinical investigations involving human beings in accordance with recognized standards: the International Conference on Harmonisation (ICH) Guidelines for Good Clinical Practice E6 (GCP); ICH Clinical Safety Data Management: Definitions and Standards for Expedited Reporting (E2A); the United States Code of Federal Regulations (CFR); and the ethical principles that guide clinical research as articulated in the Nuremberg Code, the Belmont Report and the Declaration of Helsinki.

We anticipate scheduling the 2023 prep course and exam for late summer, early fall 2023. There is a separate registration process and fee associated with the prep course and exam. We encourage you to speak with your supervisor regarding your department’s professional certification policy.

You must register on the SOCRA website.

To be added to an email list for when dates for the prep course and exam are finalized please contact

Please contact YCCI Training or go to the SOCRA website for more information.