Proudly advancing
Clinical Data Science

Established three decades ago, SCDM stands
as the foremost authority in Clinical Data
Management and is leading the industry-wide
transition to Clinical Data Science.


Our inclusive community is dedicated to creating a healthier world.

The Society for Clinical Data Management (SCDM) was founded in 1994 as a non-profit organization. With over 3,000 members from around the globe, we work together to advance Clinical Data Management. Through education, certification, and our influence, we play a crucial role in the advancement of clinical research and the development of safe and effective medical treatments for a healthier world.


Influencing with authority

As a society, we strive to actively influence the industry
by promoting best practices, standards, and technical
innovation. We achieve this by creating a welcoming
space for all stakeholders, including policy makers,
regulators, patient organizations, and companies. Our
goal is to enhance and enrich the quality and integrity
of clinical trial data through open collaboration.


Shaping our industry
year after year

Backed by the FDA, our 11 founding leaders established a global society that now encompasses 49 countries. We have 4 offices worldwide and organize 5 conferences in India, China, Europe, and the US. Today, we uphold our educational mission while providing our inclusive community with a platform to showcase innovative technologies, cutting-edge approaches, and the latest insights in clinical data management.


The foremost community for CDMs everywhere

SCDM is an inclusive, trusted community where individuals of all levels and experience come together with biopharma corporations, SMEs, academia and technology vendors to share knowledge and ideas. Our society’s approach promotes openness, creating a safe arena for the collective gain of all. Join us and have a voice in shaping the future.


Get involved as a

Our global volunteers tell us that giving back is immensely
rewarding – playing their part in helping to advance the industry
they love. Join us and make a difference today.

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