What is clinical research?

Clinical research is the process of investigating the safety and efficacy of new drugs, devices, and treatments in human subjects. This area of healthcare offers high earning potential, a wide variety of different roles, and many career advancement opportunities. To work in Clinical Research, you need specialized training in FDA regulations, ICH GCP, and other foundational competencies of clinical trial facilitation. Clinical research studies are regulated by the Food and Drug Administration and take place in doctors’ offices, hospitals and other patient care institutions.