Resources to support remote recruitment

Tools for research teams whose recruitment operations have been impacted by COVID-19 modified research operations guidelines.

Resources to support COVID-19 research

In addition to any of PRP's regular recruitment services and tools, we  offer additional support for COVID-19 research.

MyChart Recruitment Service - Automated search of the electronic health record to identify potentially-eligible UCSF patients. Research teams can contact up to 250 patients per day via MyChart, the UCSF patient portal; patients without MyChart can be sent letters.

Social Media Recruitment - Social Media recruitment resources, including DIY tutorials and a new service to run Facebook and Instagram campaigns for studies.

New! UCSF Study Website Templates – Use new UCSF website templates to create a website you can use as a virtual flier for your study. (See below for details on our upcoming Zoom webinar.)

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MyChart Recruitment Service - Automated search of the electronic health record to identify potentially-eligible UCSF patients. Research teams can contact up to 250 patients per day via MyChart, the UCSF patient portal. Patients without MyChart can be sent letters. COVID-19 studies may be eligible for a subsidy toward the set-up cost for this service.

New! UCSF Study Website Templates – Use new UCSF recruitment website templates to create a simple website. You can use the recruitment site as a virtual flier to let participants, friends, and family learn more about your study. For COVID-19 research studies, PRP staff can provide extra support for content development and website set-up. Email [email protected] for details.


More resources

Plain Language Consultation - Free consultations available to help create recruitment materials that are understandable and actionable.  We recommend all studies start use this service before developing recruitment materials. All you need to get started is your ICF!

Stock Images for Diversity in Recruitment - Free image swap to help increase diverse representation in recruitment materials for your study. This is available for all UCSF and affiliate studies for free!

Events

MyChart Zoom Webinar April 10, 10 am– join this webinar to learn more about the PRP MyChart Recruitment Program.

UCSF Recruitment Website Templates Zoom Webinar - April 17, 10 am - Learn about the new UCSF recruitment website templates, including how to get started, how to develop your content, and a demo of how to edit your page using the UCSF website builder.