The Education Center can help you learn about clinical research and what it means to be a clinical research volunteer.

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Before Participation
Answers to frequently asked questions that help you get more general information about clinical research and things to think about before you decide to take part in a trial.


Participant Bill of Rights (English)

Participant Bill of Rights (Spanish)


During Participation
Facts, figures, patient stories, and videos to help you understand the role of a volunteer in a clinical trial.



After Participation
Important information and resources to help appreciate the contribution of research volunteers once their trial has ended.

In our educational resources you may see clinical trials also referred to as research studies, or medical research. The volunteers who take part in a clinical trial may also be called participants, or patients.

If you have any questions about our resources or would like more information about clinical research participation, please Contact Us.