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SOCRA Training and Certification Exam

YCCI hosts the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA) prep course and certification 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.

YCCI will coordinate registration for both the prep course and the certification exam for Yale faculty and staff. For 2020, the preparatory course is scheduled to run on Thursday, May 7, 2020 and the exam is scheduled to run on Friday, May 8, 2020. The deadline to apply for participation in the exam is March 27, 2020. Please contact Rebecca.Zinsser@Yale.edu for registration materials.