“You have to forgive yourself and not expect perfection” – Robin Eckert
In this episode, I had the privilege to talk to Robin Eckert.
Robin is an engineer by training who later transitioned into clinical safety and clinical trial management.
She is a very accomplished individual who has led complex structural heart medical device trials. Robin is also one of the most creative individuals in the clinical research space.
If you’re a gal (or a guy) wanting to transition into clinical research or change roles at your current company, Robin will inspire you with her personal story.
We wrap up our discussion with top-notch resources in the interventional cardiology space.
I hope you enjoy this interview with Robin as much as I did.
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Selected Links from the Episode
- Connect with Robin
- TVT Conference
- TCT MD
- FDA Resources
- Gray Sheet
- Cardiac Interventions Today
- Graphics Design: 99Designs
[02:39] Transitioning from R&D engineering to clinical research
[10:50] Leading clinical safety and working independently
[13:41] What it takes to switch roles
[16:08] Finding mentors within clinical organization
[19:01] Creativity in clinical research
[23:19] Importance of marketing and messaging in clinical research
[29:18] Tips and insights for CROs responsible for creating newsletters
[35:25] How to get credibility among your peers, industry, understanding why something is important in the grand scheme of things
[37:27] Attending conferences
QUESTION: What was most useful for you in this episode?
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