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The New GDCMP Chapter is open for Public Review!

SCDM Community, the New GDCMP chapter is open for Public Review! Submit your comments for Electronic Data Capture Chapter 1 before May 5:   For more information about the revision draft, please check the Online Revision Session recording page:

A Message to our Community

Dear SCDM Community, SCDM embraces all cultures, religions and different identities, and sometimes we face challenges in accommodating everyone’s engagements. On this specific occasion, we want to address this thought to the Jewish community and to acknowledge for the overlap in dates between the Rosh haShana – ראש השנה and the SCDM 2019 Annual Conference. [...]

e-Consent has the Potential to Replace the Paper Informed Consent Process

e-Consent has the potential to replace the paper Informed Consent process By Mourin Patnaik Informed consent (IC). It may be just a data point in the Case Report Form (CRF) for Data Management, but it means a whole lot for the Clinical Operations. In this article we will understand what a traditional IC process is [...]

Updates from the Board – March 2019

SCDM State of Data Management Did you hear that SCDM is celebrating our Silver Anniversary?  25 Years!!! That is 25 years of GCDMP, webinars, ccdm certification, workshops, annual conferences, regional conferences, white papers, educational opportunities and leadership events.  We have been BUSY! Did you watch the SCDM webinar entitled: Reflections on past, present and future? [...]

Learn, Interact, Network & Stay Connected at Hyderabad

In early December, CDM experts from different areas of the industry gathered in Hyderabad to celebrate the SCDM India Annual Conference. Compared to the previous edition, this year SCDM India broke all records, welcoming close to 400 attendees (48% Pharma & Life Sciences, 28% CRO, 18% IT Services and 6% Research Institutes and others). There [...]

SCDM 2019 Annual Conference

#SCDM2019 will take place in Baltimore on September 29 - October 2, 2019.  We hope to see you there to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of SCDM and to share more memorable experiences with our community. Preparations are already taking shape for the event that promises to be the most innovative and exciting Annual Conference yet! Check out the conference website

The changing role of Data Management

Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change - Jim Rohn Did you attend the annual SCDM conference this year? If you did, you know that the role of the Data Manager is changing. There were several sessions and presentations outlining the new responsibilities that face data managers today. There [...]

4th SCDM India Annual Conference

SCDM will be hosting its 4th SCDM India Annual Conference in India at Hyderabad on 7th & 8th December 2018. The conference will be co-chaired by Praveen Dass, Country Head, VP of Data Management, Quanticate, Shankar Arun, VP & Board Member (Director), Covance Clinical Research Unit, Inc. and Appalla VenkataPrabhakar, Group Head, Clinical Database Delivery. [...]