Helpful Resources

Tools to assist investigators with planning, advertising and recruiting for studies.

For information and recommendations specific to your study, please request a consultation.


Plan Your Study

Successful recruitment begins with a thorough recruitment plan and feasibility analysis.

UF Communication and Dissemination

Recruitment and Retention Toolkit

UF Health Care Center Clinical Trials Office

UF Health i2b2

Points to Consider

Citizen Scientist Program


Create Materials

Guidelines and best practices for effective recruitment before submitting your materials for IRB approval.

UF IRB Advertising Guidelines

UF IRB Informed Consent Instructions

UF IRB Informed Consent Gallery

Informed Consent Guidance

CTTI Recommendations for Informed Consent

Patient Recruitment Advertising Medium Comparison

Flyer Templates

Public Flyering Map

UF IRB Phone Script Guidelines

Plain Language Medical Dictionary

Pexels

CDC Public Image Library


Access Populations

Resources for finding individuals for your study.

HealthStreet

UF IRB Consent2Share Guidelines

UF Health Study Listings (StudyConnect)

Fun 4 Gators Clinical Trials & Research Study Listing

UF IRB Alachua County School Guidelines

ResearchMatch

UF IRB Mechanical Turk Guidelines


Integrate Special Populations

Consider how to make research findings more applicable to all.

Engage, Recruit and Retain Women in Clinical Research

Tips and Tricks for Successful Research Recruitment


Provide Compensation

Appropriate compensation is a major component of a successful retirement.

UF IRB Compensation Guidelines

Human Subjects Payment


Use Social Media

Understand guidelines and methods for recruiting using Facebook and other social platforms.

UF Studies Facebook Page

Does Social Media Recruitment Make Senses for Your Trial?

Facebook Ad Policies