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Newsletter No 98 June 2018

Welcome to our June Newsletter where we share with you ACDM updates this month. 

All clinical trial activity that involves any personal data from the time of initial consent to the destruction of source documents including clinical trials performed on EU study subjects are in scope of the new GDPR Regulation. Victor Paul Neamt, Bertrand Le Bourgeois, Ian Pinto have written this article on behalf of ACDM. 

Click here for the full article

The ACDM is in the process of setting up a new Special Interest Group (SIG) for Clinical Trial Research Institutes.
The aim of the SIG is to provide a forum for Data Management Professionals to network and discuss activities specifically related to Clinical Trial Units (CTUs) and Academic Research Organisations (AROs).  To register your interest, please email

The annual ACDM Conference was well attended this year, with delegate numbers higher than the previous few years.  Following the conference, we asked delegates to feedback via an on-line survey, here is a summary of the results.

Click here for the Feedback article 

We are now begin planning for ACDM19 in Amsterdam. Call for Abstract Submissions will open shortly as will Sponsorship Bookings so please keep an eye on your inbox and on the website for further details. 


The NEW Resources area is available on the ACDM Global Website. It includes a number of books to purchase as well as articles, past newsletters and Minutes/documents from the MHRA GCP Committee – May 2018 Stakeholder Engagement Meeting.

Click here to view the Resource Area 

This Resource Area will be added to over time. We welcome articles to be submitted to us for inclusion in newsletters. These articles could range from topics around new technologies, process improvement, regulations and guidelines, innovative problem solving through to subjects about personal and team development and success stories. If you would like to ‘Submit an Article’ please click here.

The next training course on the calendar is the Level Three Accredited Training Programme in Clinical Data Management – Project Leadership Skills. It is a Face-to-Face course taking place on 9th & 10 October 2018 see details

The Project Leadership Accredited Training Program in Clinical Data Management is aimed at further developing essential project management and leadership skills. The training courses are highly interactive and supported by comprehensive materials and evaluated course work.

This course is aimed at data management professionals who have some hands-on experience across data management or are new to the data management role.

View full details of the course here.

Ever wondered if there is a single document that could condense everything that you worry about when being involved with using Electronic Medical or Health Records as Source for Clinical Research activities, whether you work at a Site or a CRO/ARO or a Sponsor or a system vendor solution?

eSRA (Investigator Site eSource Readiness Assessment Tool) is a free and reliable risk assessment toolkit to help you assess your systems and processes for regulatory compliance.

Why not join us to discuss this intertesting topic, being led by Ioannis Karageorgos from BMS/eClinical Forum and give us your perspective and share your experiences with others across the industry on Friday 6th July 2018@ 12pm BST

This interactive session will be totally FREE of charge to ACDM members and will be around an hour long

You can book it here

We were pleased to see companies making use of the new job listing feature on the new ACDM website. 

  • Senior Data Manager, Utrecht, Netherlands – expires 30th June
  • Lead Data Manager, Oxford, UK – expires 31st July

To view the above vacancies see here

ACDM Corporate Members can post data management related job adverts on the ACDM Website at no charge.


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