How A CRA Can Prepare For Their First Interim Monitoring Visit

Clinical Research Associates conduct numerous monitoring visits throughout the course of a clinical trial.  In this video I discuss how a novice CRA can prepare for her first interim monitoring visit.  

Why I believe every clinical research company needs to use a CRM

Customer Relationship Management (CRM).  I believe every clinical research organization needs to have a CRM to assist them in keeping up with their business prospects.  In this video I discuss what they are and how much a clinical researcher can benefit by using one.  

Clinical Research Feasibility Survey Breakdown

In this video, one of my study coordinators and I break down a clinical research feasibility survey, the type of document which every potential clinical trial site needs to fill out prior to being considered for a study.  

There are no shortcuts to clinical trial patient recruitment

There is a reason why clinical trial patient recruitment is one of the industry's biggest challenges.  I am sorry to tell you that there are no shortcuts in this regard.  


If You're A Clinical Research Job Or Study Seeker You Need To Get On This Website Now! is a completely underutilized platform for clinical research professionals looking for their next opportunity in the industry.  

Use to get studies for your clinical research site and job opportunities for yourself

I geniunely believe that is the most underappreciated website in the clinical research industry.  Not only is it a portal for patients to find studies, it is also used by research sites and CRO's to find new business opportunities, and it can be utilized by potential clinical research employees or contractors to find their next job in the industry.  

A Clinical Research Protocol Synopsis Breakdown As We Write A Protocol For Our Contract Research Organization

Ever wondered what a clinical research protocol synopsis actually consists of.  In this long video we break down a typical protocol synopsis and discuss some of the key elements that most share.  


Some typical clinical research associate pain points

In this video I attempt to highlight some common clinical research associate pain points for the aspiring CRA's.  

top 5 things any clinical research employee needs to keep in mind

If you are an employee for any clinical research company, this podcast interview with Darshan Kulkarni should be of interest to you.  Make sure that you completely understand your rights as an employee, and some of the ways to better protect yourself from possible pitfalls during your clinical research career.  

How A Clinical Research Site Can Prepare For Each Of The Different Monitoring Visits

There are different monitoring visits that a site needs to prepare for: site selection visits, site initiation visits, interim monitoring visits, close out visits, and pre-audit visits.  In this video I explain how any clinical research sites can better prepare for these types of monitoring visits.  

How To Prepare For Monitoring Visits As A Clinical Research Associate

This video is for the potential clinical research associates that want to learn how to prepare for their upcoming monitoring visits.  

How To Improve Clinical Trial Diversity? The Key May Be In Sub-Investigator

While everyone talks about improving study participant diversity in clinical research, the key to the whole puzzle might be the sub-investigator's involvement.  

High cra turnover in clinical research. Whats a small cro to do for site issues?

It is no secret that the clinical research industry is unbridled with turnover, particularly amongst the clinical research associates.  In this video I discuss strategies that executives at CRO's can implement to lower this metric.  

Some Of The Many Opportunities In Clinical Research and How You Can Level Up

There are so many opportunities in the clinical research industry.  At the site level, some are study coordinator, principal investigator, sub investigator, research assistant.  At the CRO level there are CRA's, CTA's, CMA's, medical monitors, project managers.  At Sponsor level there are dozens of others.  What is good about many of these, is one's ability to "level up" over time into more desireable and higher paying positions.  

My Interview With A Cancer Patient Turned Entrepreneur Who Found A Way To Hack Clinical Trials

I was so fortunate to have gotten the chance to meet Jack Whelan on my recent trip to Boston.  Jack has a great story and is really at the forefront of the entire e-patient movement in clinical trials.  Make sure you get a chance to connect with Jack as well!

Talk to more people to increase your clinical research opportunities

Want more business opportunities in clinical research?  Good.  Now talk to more people about it.  I know it sounds very simple but trust me, simple does not mean easy.  Stop watching this and go network!

what is a corrective action plan in clinical research?

When a clinical research site commits a significant protocol deviation, or a consistent pattern of the same errors, a corrective action plan will often be mandated by the Sponsor and CRO.  In this video I explain what a CAP is.  

How A CRA Can Have Effective Site Management With Their Clinical Trial Sites

In this video I answer a viewer's question how how a clinical research associate can have effective site management with their clinical trial sites.  


How to transition from a big clinical research site to a startup

Many research clinic owners have ambitions of building large research centers.  While that is a perfectly noble ambition, you must start out small and lay the foundation brick by brick.  In this video I discuss how clinical trial site owners can start off small and scale their way up.  


Clinical Research Site Owner Crash Course

I did a recent podcast in which I explain most of what a new clinical research site owner needs to consider when operating his/her research site.