FSU CoM Network for Clinical Research and Training team attends Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA) 2017 Annual Conference

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SOCRA’s annual conference, “Promoting Excellence in Clinical Research” brought together clinical research professionals from across the globe to share ideas, promote clinical research practice, and enhance the educational and professional advancement of attendees. According to SOCRA president Susanna Sellmann, the conference sought to “guide the research community in high quality and compliant research and to support and advocate for the safety and well-being of research participants.”

FSU CoM Network for Clinical Research and Training team members attended workshops from October 5-8, 2017 in Orlando, Florida addressing topics including changes to the Common Rule (45 CFR 46), implementing minimally-invasive research practices, and protocol development and trial management at the organizational and site level. This conference provided valuable knowledge and tools to further the mission of research at FSU’s College of Medicine.