Questions A Clinical Research Site Can Ask A CRA At A Site Selection Visit

Clinical trial sites are constantly getting peppered with questions at their site selection visits, in this video I discuss how to turn the tables and ask the CRA some questions of your own.  

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How To Prospect Physicians To Participate In Clinical Research With Your Company

One of our core stakeholders as clinical research site owners are physicians.  In this video I share some strategies for how one can prospect for more physicians to join their clinical research site.  

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The Difference In Clinical Research Responsibilities Between A Principal Investigator and A Site Owner

Received a good question from a viewer who was confused about how responsibilities of a clinical trial and a clinical research site should be divvied up between a Principal Investigator and a site owner or other research staff.  

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What Clinical Research Conferences Or Networks Should I Attend?

There are hundreds of conferences you can choose to attend in this industry, but which ones in my opinion are best?  In this video I give my two cents on this topic.  

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The 5 Steps To Getting Started In Clinical Research An Interview With Bench To Clinical CRA

In this video I interview Jenny from BenchtoClinical blog.  In the interview we discuss the 5 steps to getting started in the clinical research industry for individuals looking to get involved in this space.  This is good for anyone wanting to learn how to be a CRA, study coordinator, project manager or any of the other dozen clinical trial job titles.  

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What Are The Benefits Of Being A Principal Investigator In Clinical Research?

This is a video that you should share with any physician that you are trying to educate in regards to participating in clinical trials.  

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How A Clinical Research Site Can Follow Up On Late and Overdue Payments From Sponsors Or CRO's

Getting payment for overdue delivered work in a clinical research study can often be frustrating for a clinical trial site.  In this video I discuss some strategies that may work.  

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The Difference Between Major and Minor Issues In Clinical Research

In this video I was helping one of my CRA Academy interns navigate her way through some clinical research source documentation and protocol deviations.  We also discuss monitoring letters and reports and a slew of other differences between major and minor issues when you are monitoring a site.  

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Why Does A Clinical Research Coordinator Not Need A College Degree?

For entry level clinical research industry job seekers, i often get asked the question of why a college degree is not necessary for a study coordinator considering the relative importance of this position on a clinical trial.  The answer is rather simple: Principal Investigator oversight.  

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3 Things You're Probably Not Doing On Your Clinical Trial Budget

As a clinical research contracts and budgets negotiator you may or may not be familiar with some of the finer intricacies of negotiating.  In this video Chris Sauber and myself offer some pointers.  

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The Only 3 Things That Matter As A Clinical Research Site Owner

As a clinical research site owner it can be easy to get lost in the minutiae of the day to day activities that go hand in hand with running a clinical trial center.  In this video I discuss the only 3 things that matter: patients, physicians, and Sponsors/Cro's.   

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How To Get Your Foot In The Door of a Clinical Research Career

I interviewed a Clinical Research Associate who got his first job without any prior experience.  Hope it is helpful for some of you looking to break into this industry.  

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Why Medication Costs 1 Million Dollars A Day To Create

Why do drugs cost so much? In this interview with Darshan Kulkarni we discuss the reason behind these prices and why Sponsors spend on average 1 million dollars per DAY to develop one drug!

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Differences Between A Contract CRA and A Salaried CRA in the Clinical Trials Industry

In this video I explain the differences between a contract CRA and a salaried CRA when it comes to job types in the clinical research industry.  

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I'm A CRA and Want To Start My Own Clinical Research SMO, Will My Employer Find Out?

One of the largest growing segments of clinical research site owners are CRA's.  In this video I answer a viewer's question on how they can start not only a clinical research site, but a Site Management Organization (SMO).  

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What Is A Site Initiation Visit In A Clinical Trial?

In this video I discuss what a site initiation visit entails during a clinical research study.  

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Why Medication Costs 1 Million Dollars A Day To Create

In this interview with Darshan Kulkarni, we discussed why drugs cost so much and how clinical research plays a role in these costs.  For the full writeup please see this article I wrote.  

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What The 2016 GCP Revisions Mean For You In Clinical Research

2016 gave way for revisions to Good Clinical Practice guidelines.  I did a full writeup on that here. I also discussed my thoughts on the ICH GCP revisions in this video.    

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How A Clinical Research Site Can Hire and Pay Patient Recruiters

Patient recruitment is the lifeblood of any clinical trial.  In this video I share some ideas for how a clinical research site can hire and compensate clinical trial patient recruiters.  

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Use The STAR Technique To Ace Your Next Clinical Research Job Interview

Situation, Task, Action, Result.  This is the STAR method utilized during most job interviews in any industry, including the clinical research industry.  In this video I break down the STAR technique and suggest some strategies for how you can utilize it during your next clinical trial job interview.  

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