Beginner CRA

CRA BASICS, TIPS AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT FOR ENTRY LEVEL CLINICAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATES OR THOSE INTERESTED IN BECOMING CLINICAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATES

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Get Your CV Reviewed

Hi Future CRA’s, Update 1oSep2014: CV Reviews are no longer Available! I have received a lot of requests to review CV’s and resumes. I am happy to review them however … Continue reading

July 29, 2014 · 2 Comments

How to Get the CRA Job Part 3: How to ace a CRA interview?

So now the battle is half won. Now that you have experience and have applied to the right position, finally you have been called back for an interview. An interview … Continue reading

July 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

How to Get the CRA Job Part 2: CRA Job descriptions and Which is the one for you

When I started applying for CRA jobs I only had 6 months or clinical research experience (No monitoring mind you) and I applied to EVERYTHING. I mean it did not … Continue reading

July 17, 2014 · 1 Comment

How to Get the CRA Job Part 1: What Experience You Need and How to Maximize it

I often hear people say that they have master’s degrees or PhD degrees or even a medical degree but they have been unsuccessful in getting a CRA position. Why is … Continue reading

July 11, 2014 · 10 Comments

Options within Drug Development out side of the CRA role

Hi Everyone, It’s been a long while since I posted! And it’s not because I don’t love you it’s just because I have been completely swamped. New projects and study … Continue reading

June 27, 2014 · 1 Comment

10 Reasons You Would NOT Want to be a Clinical Research Associate

1. You will not always be there for your family Face it this is the most important one. You will not always be there for birthdays, first milestones or every … Continue reading

September 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

10 Reasons Why You Would Want to Be a CRA?

What are some of the benefits of being a CRA? That is a great question, so I made a list of all the reasons why being a CRA is great: … Continue reading

September 4, 2013 · 1 Comment

What is A Clinical Research Associate?

A Clinical Research Associate (CRA) is a profession defined by Good clinical practice guidelines (ICH GCP). ICH GCP uses the term “Monitor” instead of CRA, both terms are used interchangeably … Continue reading

September 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

How are Drugs Developed?

I wanted to write a post titled “What is a Clinical Research Associate?” However, I though it would be of more benefit to more people if I first described how … Continue reading

August 25, 2013 · Leave a comment