Enhanced Clinical Research Training Courses

GW SMHS makes available online Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) clinical research training at no cost to GW and MFA participants to enhance the quality and safety of our clinical and translational research.

Complete Enhanced Training in Clinical Research: Take one course or complete the recommended training for GW and MFA clinical researchers

  • Courses are available to GW and MFA faculty and staff working on human subject studies
  • Courses are online and self-paced
  • Training is provided at no cost to our teams
  • Recommended courses (here) vary by role on study as coordinators, managers & PIs
  • About 15 hours to complete, or researchers can demonstrate mastery

To get a “seat” in a class, please sign up. For questions, please contact us at clinicalresearch@mfa.gwu.edu


eLearning Prep Course Information


Use ACRP courses leading to CRC, CRA, or CPI certification: Choose courses to complete a full certification program!


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Comprehensive eLearning courses are designed to guide you through preparing for the ACRP Certification of your choice (CCRC, CCRA, CPI and the ACRP-CP). The steps include a review of the resources available to you, strategies to approach the test questions, and a review of the ICH Guidelines covered in the exams. 

To be eligible for an ACRP Certification exam, applicants must attest to having earned 3,000 hours of experience performing the knowledge and tasks located in the Detailed Content Outline of the designation they are applying for. Any experience older than ten years will not qualify. Learn more (Certification Exam Preparation).

Applicants for the ACRP-PM or ACRP-MDP subspecialty designations must hold an active ACRP-CP, CCRC, CCRA, or CPI at the time they apply in order to qualify.

Applicants may substitute up to 1,500 hours of work experience with:

  • Clinical Research Education Programs

Learn More About How Certification Benefits Your Career


Mardi Gomber-Maitland MD, MSc


 - Mardi Gomberg-Maitland MD, MSc
Professor of Medicine


Radwa Aly, Director, Neurology Research Unit

-Radwa Aly
Director, Neurology Research Unit