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External Links and Resources for Clinical Research

Guidance

Medical Libraries and Databases

Medical Libraries

  • The reference staff of the Coy Carpenter Medical Library can provide expert advice in literature searching as you develop a protocol. The Medical Library reference staff can also teach time-saving techniques to monitor emerging literature related to proposed and approved protocols.
  • National Library of Medicine

Databases

Professional Oganizations

  • Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP)
    The Association of Clinical Research Professionals provides leadership for the clinical research profession by promoting and advancing the highest ethical standards and practices. The site offers information on ACRP membership and publications, education, research news updates and events.
  • Drug Information Association (DIA)
    The Drug Information Association is a neutral, nonprofit, professional association of nearly 18,000 members.  This organization provides information for online learning, continuing education, and conferences related to biopharmaceutical research.
  • National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA)
    The National Council of University Research Administrators is an organization of individuals involved in the administration of sponsored programs at colleges, universities, and teaching hospitals whose purpose is to advance the field of research administration through professional development programs.
  • Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R)
    Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R) is an organization dedicated to advancing the highest ethical standards in the conduct of biomedical, social, behavioral, and educational research through education, membership services, professional certification, and public policy initiatives.
  • Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS)
    The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) represents the healthcare Regulatory Affairs (RA) profession.  The site provides information services for researchers interested in developing and introducing safe and effective health products, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and biologics.  News, career and educational opportunities, professional certification, products, and services information can also be accessed here.
  • Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA)
    The Society of Clinical Research Associates, Inc., is a non-profit, professional organization.  This site provides information services for the training, continuing education and development of clinical research professionals.
  • Study Coordinator Resources Forum (SCaRF)
    The purpose of this group is to provide WFUHS study coordinators an opportunity to assemble, share knowledge, and network within the research community.

Regulatory Agencies

Food & Drug Administration (FDA)

Department of Defense

Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

Miscellaneous