ACDRS Course 13: 2021

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 10:00 am
online for Sessions 1-3 and in Washington DC for Sessions 4-6 if possible

This page describes details of Cycle 13 of the American Course on Drug Development and Regulatory Sciences (ACDRS).

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January 31, 2021

Cancellation deadline

Dates and session themes

Mar 1, 2021

First day of instruction

Mar 1-5, 2021 online

Session 1

The Medical Product Development Enterprise: Past, Present and Future Perspectives

Apr 19-23, 2021 online

Session 2

Learning Trials: From Discovery to First in Humans

June 14-18, 2021 online

Session 3

Learning and Confirming Trials: Finding and Confirming the Right Dose

Sep 27-29, 2021*

Session 4

Statistics: Design Analysis and Interpretation of Clinical Trials

Oct 26-28, 2021*

Session 5

The Global Registration and Approval Process

Dec 7-9, 2021*

Session 6

Integrated Product Development; Portfolio & Project Management; Preparing for Transition to the Market

Dec 9, 2021*

Last day of instruction

Dec 10, 2021*


* in-person attendance of 8 hrs each day in DC if possible, otherwise online continued

online attendance per session slated for five half-days of four hours each (10:00 am - Noon & 1:00 - 3:00 pm eastern)


Registration fee: $13,500

A discounted fee for a limited number of participants from academia and government is available, please contact [email protected].

In case of cancellation before January 31, 2021 the fee (less $900.00 for administrative expenses) will be returned. There will be no substitute registrants or refund on cancellations made after this date.