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Fellow of the APCR

Fellow of the APCR (FAPCR) is recognition reserved for APCR members who have demonstrated their commitment to the organization, as well as achievement and leadership in clinical research. The Fellow program offers our members a new way to show their commitment and achievement in the field.

Benefits of FAPCR

  • Entitled to use the designation FAPCR (Fellow of the Academy of Physicians in Clinical Research) as a professional designation
  • Recognition FELLOW ribbon when attending any APCR meeting
  • FAPCR certificate confirming designation
  • Inclusion in a quarterly published roster of new Fellows on the APCR website

Eligibility Criteria

Minimum Criteria. This criteria must be met for an application to be considered.

  1. Active APCR Membership for at least one year
  2. Attend at least one APCR Annual Meeting

The APCR Board members review all applications for Fellowship membership (FAPCR) for rigorous eligibility requirements, which are thoroughly assessed before anyone is granted this prestigious designation. Applications are judged by established clinical researchers for their merit. Eligibility requires at least an above the usual standard of involvement in clinical research in various capacities. Criteria include:

  1. Participating as primary investigator or sub-investigator in an ongoing or a completed study
  2. Fostering clinical research/medicines development in the community
  3. Publishing research in peer-reviewed journals
  4. Receiving awards and recognition for contributions to clinical research
  5. Serving on a medicines/significant procedure development team or as medical director of a clinical research site or research program
  6. Presenting research at national and international conferences


Fellows are required to maintain their active membership status and be current on dues. Membership dues for Fellows is $300.

Renewal of FAPCR

Once approved, a Fellow must keep current in annual dues to keep the designation. A failure to keep current may result in the loss of designation FAPCR and require reapplication for fellow status.

Apply for FAPCR

Applications are reviewed quarterly. Application close dates are March 31, June 30, September 30, and December 31. Please allow 6 weeks post-close date for notification of the review decision.

FAPCR Application