Research Participant Recruitment & Retention Support

The Participant Recruitment & Retention Program of the Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, established in 2007, offers investigators and research teams training, consultations and a toolkit of evidence-based, field-tested recruitment practices. Services have been developed and offered in collaboration with experts in information technology, ethics, and patient and community-engagement. Each year, workshops, hands on seminars, and customized support are provided to help researchers achieve their recruitment goals.

Since its formation, over 1000 investigators and research teams have received recruitment training and support. This includes a broad range of federally funded, multi-site clinical trials and research programs funded by patient and community organizations.

Chesapeake Regional Information System for our Patients (CRISP) Database

Chesapeake Regional Information System for our Patients (CRISP) CRISP is a regional health information exchange (HIE) serving Maryland and the District of Columbia.

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Community & Stakeholder Engagement

The Community Engagement Program of the Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research aims to bring researchers, diverse communities, and stakeholders together.

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Events and Workshops for Researchers

To see event summaries from other related workshops, please visit our news feed.

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Research Participant Satisfaction Survey

In July 2016, the Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research randomly selected 500 participants from the Clinical Research Management Services list.

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Participant Recruitment Resources

The following programs offer participant recruitment resources.

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My Chart/Epic Based Recruitment

Through Epic, we now have the ability to invite patients to studies using MyChart.

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Truven Health MarketScan® Research Databases

The Truven Health MarketScan® Research Databases capture person-specific clinical utilization, expenditures, and enrollment across inpatient, outpatient, prescription drug, and carve-out services.

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Training Video Library

The Participant Recruitment and Retention Program has compiled training videos that address common recruitment challenges.

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