GA NCORP

CRA Travel Funds Available – ECOG-ACRIN Spring Group Meeting

Date / Time

4/29/2020 -
5/01/2020
07:00 AM - 02:00 PM

Location

Marriott Baltimore Harbor
Baltimore, MD

Event Details

The ECOG-ACRIN CRA CORE Committee has limited funds available to provide travel assistance to the ECOG-ACRIN Spring Group Meeting, Wednesday, April 29 – Friday, May 1, 2020 in Baltimore, MD. Apply now.

Four candidates will be selected to receive a travel expense reimbursement award of up to $1,000. These funds are intended to facilitate attendance to the ECOG-ACRIN meetings for CRAs with no other form of travel support. Data Managers, Clinical Research Associates, or Clinical Research Coordinators/Nurses (who enter their own data) are eligible to apply. Only one candidate per institution will be supported.

CRAs interested in applying for funds can complete this application (also attached).

Applications must be submitted via email to christine.jerome@jefferson.edu no later than Friday, March 20, 2020.  Late applications will not be considered. Travel funding recipients will be notified via email by Monday, March 23, 2020 if they have been awarded support.

 

Contact Info

Purpose

The Clinical Research Associates (CRA) Committee (Medical/Surgical) assists principal investigators in the development and coordination of ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group (ECOG-ACRIN) clinical trials, and it facilitates the participation of patients in clinical trials.

Goals/Specific Aims

  1. Provide ongoing training and educational opportunities to the clinical research associates (CRAs), clinical research coordinators (CRCs) and data managers (DMs) in member institutions
  2. Assist principal investigators of clinical studies in developing new protocols by designating CRA liaisons to disease-oriented committees in the Therapeutic Studies Program, who will provide input on new protocols regarding protocol implementation issues and case report form development
  3. Provide guidance and support to new CRAs, CRCs and DMs
  4. Promote professionalism among CRAs

Travel Funds for Group Meetings

From time to time, the CRA Committee offers limited travel assistance to group meetings. These funds are intended to facilitate attendance for CRAs with no other form of travel support. Data managers, clinical research associates or clinical research coordinators/nurses (who do their own data) are eligible to apply. Only one candidate per institution will be supported for a given meeting.

The travel fund application period is currently open.

  • Application deadline: March 20th, 2020
    Late applications will not be considered
    Applicants will be notified via email by March 23rd, 2020