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Recruitment Support Service

Recruitment Support Service

Clinical research can help gather data and answer questions that will be used to improve human health. Too often study teams face challenges with participant enrollment which can result in studies closing prior to completion or remaining open past intended completion date and thereby exposing participants and volunteers to potential study risks without contributing any new knowledge to the questions being addressed.

The ITHS Recruitment Support Service is available to study teams to help face these challenges and provide strategic, project-specific recruitment advice to help research teams meet enrollment goals. Researchers and their teams are encouraged to contact the ITHS Recruitment Support Service to discuss and develop approaches to recruitment for both new and ongoing clinical studies.  Complete the “Request Services” form at the bottom of this page to request a free recruitment consultation.



We currently offer support for:

  • Pre-study recruitment feasibility assessments, including cohort identification for grant proposals
  • Recruitment strategy development (pre-study or mid-study)
  • Real-time alerts to researchers about newly eligible patients via the Electronic Health Record (EHR)
  • Development of recruitment materials
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The initial consultation will involve the Recruitment Support Services team at no charge. Depending on your project’s needs, we may refer you to other ITHS resources, such as Biomedical Informatics and the Research Coordination Center, and their support would be subject to current program fees.

Following a recruitment consultation, we stay in touch with the research team to systematically evaluate the results of our input. Our goal is to understand why targeted recruitment strategies are successful for different types of studies and to generalize approaches for various categories of studies.

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