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Working Together to Beat COVID-19

posted: August 25, 2020
By Michael Ybarra, MD, FAPCRThe fight against COVID-19 takes place both in the clinical setting and in the research lab. As a practicing emergency physician and vice president of medical affairs at... Read More

APCR Comments on Proposed Executive Order on International Reference Pricing

posted: August 7, 2020
In August 7, 2020, correspondence with Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, the APCR commented on the pending Executive Order on international reference pricing for drugs purchased... Read More

Submission and Retraction of COVID Data

posted: June 22, 2020
Written by Dr. Cara East, MD, FAPCRThis month, we watched the evolution of research using big data and artificial intelligence. On May 1, an article published in the New England Journal of Medicine... Read More

Is the COVID-19 Crisis a Reason to Delay Other Research? A Study of Beneficence

posted: June 22, 2020
Written by Dr. Michael Koren, MD, CPI, FAPCRDue to the COVID-19 pandemic, many, but not all, of the tens of thousands of clinical trials conducted worldwide have been paused at the request of... Read More

Statement on Racism in Healthcare and Clinical Research

posted: June 10, 2020
As leaders in clinical research, and, therefore, in promoting the betterment of healthcare for all, it is crucial that we address the human rights issues plaguing our society.The bitterness and... Read More

New Management Partner for APCR

posted: May 12, 2020
Dear APCR community,We are very pleased to announce that the Academy of Physicians in Clinical Research, effective immediately, is being managed by WJ Weiser & Associates, Inc. (Weiser).We at... Read More

APCR Issues Statement on COVID-19

posted: March 13, 2020
The Academy of Physicians in Clinical Research (APCR) Board of Trustees met today to address policy issues concerning the COVID-19 crisis. APCR represents and unites physicians working in clinical... Read More

APCR Leads Response on Recently Introduced Drug Pricing Reforms & Patient Impact

posted: October 21, 2019
The Academy of Physicians in Clinical Research (APCR) and 11 additional organizations shared concerns with Congress on the impact recently introduced drug pricing reforms may have on patients. The... Read the Full Letter

APCR Response to Speaker Pelosi's Proposed Medicare Changes

posted: September 19, 2019
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi released a plan today on changes to the way the U.S. values and reimburses prescription drugs, including in the Medicare program, which will have significant impacts on... Read More

Impact of CMS Step Therapy Reform on Patient Access

posted: June 24, 2019
The Academy of Physicians in Clinical Research (APCR) is the exclusive organization representing the physician research community in the American Medical Association (AMA). APCR helps guide... Read More

APCR Helps Urge the Administration to Enact Rebate Reform

posted: April 8, 2019
The APCR is proud to sign-on to the following letter supporting recent proposals to change the structure of the drug rebate system within Medicare that could dramatically increase the quality of... Read More

APCR Launches New Educational Offering through AudioEducate

posted: July 10, 2018
The Academy of Physicians in Clinical Research (APCR) is excited to announce the expansion of its educational offerings through a collaboration with AudioEducate. Using new technology for... Read More