Membership

Join thousands of research professionals who receive invaluable education, networking, certification, and professional development opportunities through their membership in PRIM&R. PRIM&R's diverse, supportive community brings together more than 4,000 individuals from more than 1,000 institutions in more than 30 countries. Members include professionals involved in every aspect of biomedical, behavioral, and social science research, and from every type of setting in which research is conducted.

The Top 10 Reasons to Become a PRIM&R Member:

  1. Join a communityYou have access to other professionals in your field for networking, information sharing, and communicating at our annual conferences, regional meetings, and PRIM&R Regional Connections events.

  2. Make connectionsYou can locate and then connect with other members using our exclusive Membership Directory.

  3. Access members-only resourcesYou have access to thousands of pages of valuable content in the PRIM&R Knowledge Center.

  4. Find a mentor: You can participate in our Mentoring Programwhich matches individuals in the early stages of their career or those facing work-related challenges at any point with seasoned professionals who provide ongoing or occasional guidance on a volunteer basis.

  5. Network with colleaguesYou can share ideas with other members from around the world through social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

  6. Get certified: You can become a Certified IRB Professional (CIP®), a Certified Professional IACUC Administrator (CPIA®), or both. PRIM&R members receive discounted rates for both the CIP and CPIA exams.

  7. Stay up to date: You receive our popular monthly PRIM&R Member Newsletter and bimonthly Research Ethics Digest via email. The PRIM&R Member Newsletter features reliable information about the ever-changing field via regulatory updates, new resources, upcoming events at PRIM&R and at other organizations, and more. Every two months, RED delivers timely abstracts and full-text articles from a wide array of scholarly journals. RED highlights new research and scholarship related to research ethics that may affect and potentially enhance your daily work.

  8. Take advantage of discounts: You pay reduced registration fees for PRIM&R conferences, regional meetings, webinars, and our online course.

  9. Receive valuable workload and salary survey informationParticipate in PRIM&R's annual Workload and Salary Survey and get the resulting report on workloads, staffing patterns, and compensation, as well as crucial data for resource management and professional advancement.

  10. Be part of the premier research ethics organization in the world!

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