SCRCM

Society for Clinical Research Coordination and Management

2019 C.A.R.E Awards

Clinical Research Annual Recognition of Excellence Awards

The Clinical Research Coordinator Annual Recognition of Excellence (CARE) award is an annual recognition event hosted by the Penn Society of Clinical Research Coordination and Management (SCRCM) and the Office of Clinical Research (OCR). This event is to celebrate our clinical research staff at Penn and honor members of our research community who best exemplifies excellence in the knowledge, skills and values of the clinical research profession.

Join Us at the 2019 C.A.R.E Awards!

When:   Thursday, June 13th 2019    11:45 am to 2:00 pm

Where:  Biomedical Research Building (BRB) Auditorium


CARE Award Categories
Nominations               
Important Dates      
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C.A.R.E Award Categories

Each year, three awards are given to deserving clinical research personnel who are within different areas of their career. The awards are as follows:

  • Rising Star Award
  • Leading Edge in Clinical Research Award
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
Rising Star Award

Clinical research support staff members who have at least 2 years of clinical research experience are eligible to be nominated for this award. The award recognizes individuals who have who have demonstrated initiative, motivation, maturity, professionalism and attention to detail in the pursuit of their responsibilities.  Additionally this person should have excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills that are likely to lead to a successful career within the Penn clinical research community.

Leading Edge in Clinical Research Award 

The Leading Edge in Clinical Research Award recognizes an individual who exemplifies the spirit of ingenuity and inventiveness within clinical research through adaptation, enhancement, and development of new processes /approaches that result in improvement to the clinical research execution. This person has demonstrated the ability to consistently approach research with creativity and zeal, shown a willingness to assume additional responsibilities/roles and has demonstrated an impressive body of clinical and regulatory research skills. 

Lifetime Achievement Award

The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes a clinical research professional who during their lifetime at Penn has made consistently superior contributions of outstanding significance to the field of clinical research at the University of Pennsylvania.  This award recognizes that the scope of clinical research is diverse and requires the input and effort of a wide variety of individuals.  The awardee will have demonstrated tremendous experience in the clinical, regulatory and/or financial aspects of the clinical research profession and has contributed to training the next generation of clinical research professionals.

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Nominations

Process for Nominations

Submit Your Nomination Here

Nominations can be made by any faculty or staff of the University of Pennsylvania community including Principal Investigators, Sub-Investigators, coordinators, research teams, and Department and Division administration and staff. The Clinical Research C.A.R.E. Award Committee reviews all submitted nominations and associated letters of support to make the final determination of award recipients. The Award Selection Committee is comprised of faculty, research coordinators, and representatives from Penn Medicine and University research administrative offices.

A potential award recipient may only be nominated in one category. Letters of support should reflect the unique criteria outlined in each award description. The 2019 recipient will be announced at the Clinical Research Coordinator Annual Recognition of Excellence (CARE) Awards.

All nominations must be received on Monday April 26th, 2019 by 11:59 pm to be considered for an award

Who is Eligible?
Eligibility Requirements:

In order for the nominees to be evaluated by the appointed selection committee, they must meet all of the following criteria:

 

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Nominees must work full time and have direct subject/patient interaction. (Except for the Lifetime Achievement Award)

 

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Nominees must be in their current role for a minimum of 2 years.

 

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Nominees must not be a previous recipient of the CR C.A.R.E. Award.

 

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Nominees must have a current Penn CR certification.

 

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Nominees must have a completed online nomination form.

 

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Nominees must receive two letters of support for their nomination

Guidance on Picking Nominees:

To review the document click link: Nomination Guidance

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Important Dates

Monday, March 25

Nominations Open

Friday, April 26

Nominations End** 

Monday, May 20

Award Winners Selection Process Begins

Friday, June 1

Last Day to RSVP for C.A.R.E Awards

Thursday, June 6

Award Winners Selection Process Ends

Thursday, June 13

C.A.R.E Awards 11:45 am to 2:00 pm

  **All nominations must be received by 11:59 pm to be considered for an award.     

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RSVP for the 2019 C.A.R.E Awards!

RSVP to Event Here

All Clinical Research Coordinators and Project Managers are invited to attend the Clinical Research Annual Recognition Event.

When:   Thursday, June 13th 2019    11:45 am to 2:00 pm

Where:  Biomedical Research Building (BRB) Auditorium

After the ceremony there will be networking time during the luncheon. Due to space constraints, this invitation is limited to the first 200 RSVPs!

Please submit your RSVP by Thursday June 6, 2019. 

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Questions or comments can be directed to the SCRCM at psom-penncrc@pobox.upenn.edu or (215) 662-4484