Watch this insightful interview with Jess Thompson, a seasoned expert from the Clinical Research Project Management Association. Jess delves into the concept of treating clinical research studies as structured projects, complete with clear objectives and timelines. She highlights the abundance of underutilized tools and methodologies in the industry, emphasizing the importance of avoiding reinventing the wheel for each study and instead implementing standardized approaches like RACI frameworks.

With a compelling argument that everyone in clinical research is a project manager in some capacity, Jess discusses how proactive project planning, stakeholder engagement, and effective resource management can save significant time and costs. Moreover, she explores how proper project management practices can mitigate burnout among researchers and shares valuable insights into tools and techniques that streamline processes and enhance efficiency. Tune in to discover how embracing project management principles can revolutionize clinical research endeavors.