Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA), Inc.
The Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA) is a non-profit, charitable and educational membership organization committed to providing education, certification, and networking opportunities to all persons involved in clinical research activities. SOCRA, the premier educational organization for oncology site coordinators, has now emerged as a leading educational organization for clinical researchers in all therapeutic areas, supporting industry, government and academia.
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