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Community Trust: The Foundation for Fostering Diversity in Clinical Trials

Featured Article in our October 2023 Patient Diversity Campaign As an industry, we must recognize and address a complex problem: racial and ethnic minority populations have historically been underrepresented in

A “Day in the Life” of a Medical Writer at CISCRP

It is Monday morning at the CISCRP office, and I open my computer a few minutes before 9 AM and prepare myself for a new week. I normally work from

Plain Language Protocol Synopsis 101

What is a Plain Language Protocol Synopsis (PLPS)? A clinical study protocol (CSP) is a comprehensive document that outlines important aspects of a clinical trial including the goals of a

CISCRP’s Finding Treatments Together Brochure for LGBTQ+ Communities

Our Approach to Codeveloping an Educational Resource for the LGBTQ+ Community When creating a brochure for diverse populations of people it’s important to consider an expansive definition of diversity that

Medical Hero Spotlight: Brittany Foster, Pulmonary Hypertension Patient Advocate

Living with Pulmonary Hypertension Brittany Foster may not appear to be struggling with a chronic condition upon first impression, however, she has been navigating a series of complex medical diagnoses

Medical Hero Spotlight: Katie Hill, Appendix Cancer Clinical Trial Participant

Diagnosed with Appendix Cancer Like most patients diagnosed with appendix cancer, Katie Hill had no idea her body was battling a deadly disease. Her diagnosis story began in 2021, when

The Importance of Transgender and Non-Binary Inclusion in Clinical Research

Recapping the webinar in collaboration with Clario At CISCRP, we value the importance of engaging and informing the groups that are underrepresented in clinical trials. One of these underrepresented groups

Medical Hero Spotlight: Scott Germain, PTSD Patient Advocate

Retiring from Military Service Today, Scott Germain works at the United States Army Natick Soldier Systems Center as a government employee, a change of pace from his previous career in

Media Awareness

For the past several years, CISCRP has implemented media campaigns throughout the year to build clinical trial awareness in the public and advocate for more diversity in clinical research participation. View articles and advertisement from the campaigns here