Academy of Physicians
in Clinical Research

Academy of Physicians
in Clinical Research

APCR 2019 Annual Meeting

APCR 2019 Annual Meeting

Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate

November 1-2, 2019



Why You Should Attend

  • Impact Policy
    • Through APCR, you can have an input on policy that affects the field of clinical research.
  • Network
    • Interact with experienced investigators to discuss the unique challenges that face clinical researchers.
    • Build lasting professional relationships with industry members.
    • Receive coaching and help from experienced investigators and industry leaders.
  • Grow Your Practice
    • Get advice from experienced investigators on how to grow your practice and gain insights on practice management best practices.



CME/CE Credit provided by AKH, Inc. Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare. This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Full accreditation information will be available soon.


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The Academy of Physicians in Clinical Research is accepting abstracts for its 2019 Annual Meeting. This meeting brings together physicians from the clinical trial community from academia, the pharmaceutical and device industries, government agencies, medical groups and centers and clinical research entities.

This is your opportunity to propose thought-provoking content in the realm of clinical research that is important to you, your colleagues, and the APCR community.

Submitted abstracts will be reviewed and considered for oral and/or poster presentations at the meeting

Abstract Submission Topics:

To ensure your abstract receives proper consideration, the abstract must relate to an appropriate topic in the field of clinical research.  Suggested topics include, but aren’t limited to:

  • Contracts
  • Budgets and Billing
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Clinical Trial Design
  • Clinical Operations and Project Management
  • Site Activation and Management
  • Recruitment
  • Special Topics
  • Other

Submit your abstract here!

Important Dates:

Final Abstract Submission Deadline:

September 1, 2019

Abstract Acceptance Notification:

September 15, 2019

Presenting Author Registration Deadline for Annual Meeting:

September 30, 2019


Meeting Chair


 Cara East, MD
 Principal Investigator and Medical Director
 Soltero Cardiovascular Research Institute
 Baylor Scott & White Health
 Dallas, TX



Featured Faculty

  Karen Freedle, MD, MPH
Clinical Research Medical Director
Novartis Pharmaceutical Corporation
East Hanover, NJ
  Robert Hardi, MD, FAPCR, CPI
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine
George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences
Washington, DC
Medical Director, Capital Research
Silver Springs, MD
  Michael Koren, MD, FACC, FAPCR, CPI
CEO and Director, Jacksonville Center for Clinical Research
Encore Research Group
Jacksonville, FL
  Susan Greco, MD, MPH
Clinical Investigator
Jacksonville Center for Clinical Research
Jacksonville, FL
  S. David Miller, MD
Medical Director
North Dartmouth, MA
  Mike Novotny
Founder and CEO
San Francisco, CA
  Gillian van Kleeff
Partner, RecruitmyClinicalTrial
Anaheim, CA







Friday, November 1

APCR Presents Good Clinical Practices in Research

  • The Competent Investigator Understands Both Compliance & Excellence
  • Alphabet Soup: Decoding the Regulatory Fricassee
  • A 2,000 Year History of Protecting Patient Rights and Research Regulations in 45 Minutes
  • Oversight Agencies and Institutional Review Boards
  • Case Studies in Protecting Patients' Rights
  • Significant or Not: The Art of Adverse Events & Lab Abnomality Assessments
  • The Role of Statistics in Clinical Research
  • Challenges of Non-Traditional Trials
  • Winning at Research: Case Studies in Scientific, Legal & Business Strategies for 21st Century Success

This ICH E6 GCP Investigator Site Training meets the Minimum Criteria for ICH GCP Investigator Site Personnel Training identified by TransCelerate BioPharma as necessary to enable mutual recognition of GCP training among trial sponsors.

Hot Topics in Clinical Research

  • APCR Consensus Statement on the Drug Pricing Conundrum
  • Drug Pricing from a Payer Perspective
  • Drug Pricing from a Pharmacy Perspective

Saturday, November 2

Managing a Successful Research Site

  • Keynote Address: Legislative Issues Impacting Clinical Research
  • Clinical Research Tools for the Physician
  • How to Manage a Successful Physician Owned Research Network
  • Leveraging Social Media for the Recruitment of Patients
  • Contract Negotiations
  • Legal Issues in Clinical Trials
  • Point/Counterpoint - The Role of CROs in Clinical Research
  • How to Achieve Diversity in Trial Enrollement
  • Abstract Presentations

The Latest In Research In:

  • Cannabis, Medical Marijuana, CBD
  • Pediatrics
  • Inspections
  • Blockchain Technology and Cyber Security for Trial Data
  • Wearables and Portable Technology


The APCR roomrate is $169/night plus taxes for singles and doubles with a reduced resort fee of $10/night​. Call now and ask about suite upgrade pricing. The room rate is available until September 30, 2019 or until the room block is filled. We recommend that you make your reservation early, the room block will sell out.

Make your hotel reservations by clicking here

Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate​
1500 Masters Boulevard
ChamptionsGate, FL 33896
Phone: (407) 390-6664
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Surrounded by 36 holes of championship Orlando golf, the Leadbetter Golf Academy World Headquarters and 15 acres of recreation, this Four Diamond resort is one of the nation's premier golf, meeting and leisure retreats. Rooms are equipped with every modern convenience and a host of luxury amenities. In addition to walk-out golf, guests may choose to relax in the signature Mokara spa, dine in one of nine restaurants or enjoy 15 acres of pools and recreation activities including the 850-foot lazy river and Orlando's only resort wave pool.

In addition to the standard offerings of the hotel, APCR guests receive:

  • Discounted oversight self-parking
  • 10% discount on all Massage Treatment Services at the Mokara Spa
  • Omni Guest pricing at ChampionsGate Golf




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