Thank you! To the millions of people who give the gift of participation each year; and to the rest of us who admire them for doing so.
It is said that the greatest gift is one which is given anonymously,
giving when you do not know whether you will get direct personal
benefit. This is the gift that you have given by taking part in clinical
It is a brave and selfless act. Your decision to participate may not
only bring you hope but also benefits public health and advances
Our Medical Heroes program honors and educates the medical heroes found in everyday life. Below are resources to provide ongoing education for people considering clinical trials as well as those who have already been involved.
CISCRP was featured in a Wall Street Journal Supplement, Your Guide to Understanding the Need for Clinical Research and Participation with it's feature article, Understanding Clinical Trials: Appreciating Medical Heroes.
||Medical Hero Educational Public Service Announcement
Medical Heroes in Everyday Places
This public service announcement was produced with pro bono support from Ogilvy Healthworld in recognition of the volunteers who gave the gift of participation in clinical trials.
||Medical Hero Newsletter
Medical Heroes will feature
four continuing sections:
- Medical Hero in the Spotlight, which profiles a person involved
in clinical trials;
- Getting Involved: Tips and Advice, which
contains useful information for people considering volunteering;
- Your Next Steps, with information telling volunteers how to remain involved with clinical trials activities after they’ve participated;
- What’s New in Clinical Research, which will provide
timely news and updates about trial results.
|| Activate your membership in the Medical Hero Community.
Member benefits include: free bi-monthly newsletter, invitation to attend a free public education program, online social network, assistance in locating clinical trials, pride in joining the millions of people like you who are heroes in
the discovery of new medical treatments and being recognized and honored during the
"National Medical Heroes Day."