The following programs and initiatives are designed to grow our region’s clinical research ecosystem and achieve the mission and vision of the MCA’s Clinical Trial Consortium:

Clinical Trial Academy

Sponsored by Bristol Myers Squibb’s (BMS) Organization for Latino Achievement (OLA), and in partnership with the Association For Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP), the MCA’s Clinical Trial Academy program aims to grow our region’s clinical research workforce and the number of investigator sites conducting clinical research in El Paso, Texas and Las Cruces, New Mexico. If you are a physician, healthcare professional, student, job/career seeker, military veteran interested in clinical research, this program offers entry-level clinical research training needed to enter this profession. We also offer education, coaching, partner introductions, and startup support to clinics interested in expanding regional access to clinical research and integrating clinical research into the continuum of care. Please join us in creating a regional destination hub for clinical research that improves patient access to trials, and most importantly, improves global healthcare outcomes.

Please join us in the creation of a regional destination hub for clinical research that competes globally to improve healthcare outcomes.

Become a Clinical Trial Investigator

Now Accepting Applications. Apply Today!

Become a Coordinator

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Become a Clinical Trial Site

Reserve Your Spot. Sign up for Our Clinical Trial Business Opportunity Seminar Today!

Clinical Trial Pipeline Taskforce

The Clinical Trial Pipeline taskforce– meets monthly to drive multi-specialty clinical trials to our region. Meetings showcase speakers from sponsor organizations looking for qualified investigator sites to conduct trials. The task force is an invitation-only series of events. If you are an investigator or represent an organization that conducts trials and would like access to new trial opportunities, email to request an invitation.

Expand Texas CTSA's Westward

We are in the process of expanding the Texas Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSAs) programs Westward by fostering grant collaborations between our region’s academic institutions and the CTSA institutions comprising the Texas Regional CTSA Consortium (TRCC) listed below:

  • Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences (Houston) 713-500-7900
  • UT Southwestern Center for Translational Medicine (Dallas) 214- 648-2500
  • UT Health Science Center at San Antonio Institute for Integration of Medicine and Science (San Antonio) 210-562-IIMS (210-562-4467)
  • UTMB Institute for Translational Sciences (Galveston) 409-747-2872 (CTSA)

Get Involved. Identify potential research partners within and across Texas CTSA’s to win grants! Check out the latest CTSA solicitations.

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