Society for Clinical Data Management


The Society for Clinical Data Management (SCDM) is a non-profit, international organization of 2,200+ members, created to advance the discipline of Clinical Data Management.
SCDM strives to become the discipline’s world leading advocate.

SCDM is organized exclusively for educational purposes. Through collaborations and partnerships, the Society creates a network of professionals driving the industry forward and create new offerings that will support Clinical Data Management professionals, from all horizons and career levels.
To fulfil its educational purposes, SCDM offers educational programs – available both in-person and online.

The Society also produces some key publications:

  • The award-winning standard Good Clinical Data Management Practices (GCDMP©)
  • The quarterly digital peer-reviewed journal Data Basics and
  • The bi-monthly e-newsletter Data Connections

Furthermore, SCDM has created a certification program (CCDM™) to further support the profession.
Founded in the United States, SCDM now has a large presence around the world.