We are Regulatory


We are 30,000+ members worldwide, working to bring safe and effective pharmaceuticals and medical devices to market.


We are 142 enterprise member companies developing
life-saving medical solutions for patients worldwide.


We are
4,300+ member volunteers giving back to the field.


We are 19 chapters and 9 local networks connecting regulatory professionals with their regional peers.


We are representatives hailing from 101 countries around the world.

Being a member opens doors to new experiences, increases diversity in exposure to topics within regulatory, and presents opportunities to grow outside of your current role.

President, GByrd Ad-Promo Solutions, LLC 
Member since 1996. Current Chairman of the RAPS Board of Directors.

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We are innovative

RAPS membership makes me a more effective professional. Volunteering for RAPS energizes me and provides me with a new perspective. It also gives me a sense of belonging. Being a RAPS member and getting involved in the regulatory community is a great way to make a difference.

Senior Director Regulatory Sciences, Biogen
Member since 2013

We are RAPS. We are Regulatory.

Not a member yet? More than 30,000+ of your colleagues are waiting to connect with you through our global network of chapters and local networking groups — via our award-winning, private online community, Regulatory Exchange (RegEx).


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With interactive online workshops, on-demand digital courses and virtual networking, RAPS has the tools to keep regulatory connected.

We are authoritative  

The RAPS’ Regulatory Competency Framework outlines a shared set of competencies for the profession, including knowledge and the necessary skills to apply it. 

We are informative

RAPS Regulatory Focus is the only source of timely, quality regulatory news, information and analysis that is fully dedicated to covering regulatory issues associated with healthcare products and the regulatory profession. 

We are empowering

Take charge of your professional development with member rates on conferences, workshops, online courses, and books. 

We are community-driven 

As an author, speaker or volunteer, RAPS provides opportunities to give back to the profession. 

We are community  

Through RAPS Regulatory Exchange (RegEx), you can connect with your global peers to share ideas, collaborate and get answers to pressing questions.

We are certified

Achieving the Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) demonstrates essential knowledge, critical thinking abilities and a commitment to continuing professional development.

We are acknowledgment

RAPS Awards recognize and celebrate individuals who have helped establish high standards for the regulatory profession and inspired the community.

We are 2,500+ member volunteers giving back to the field.

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