Helping study teams identify, engage, and enroll more efficiently and effectively for clinical research.

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Achieving our mission of discovering, developing, and delivering healthier tomorrows depends on successful research participant engagement, recruitment, and retention, which can be one of the most challenging aspects of conducting clinical research.

The Recruitment Innovation Center (RIC) provides Duke’s clinical research community with connections, collaborations, and resources to support efficient and effective engagement, recruitment and retention.

RIC’s free, tailored one-on-one consultation services, studios, and training options include:

  • Accrual and Retention Consultation: We offer tailored one-on-one consultations and training for investigators, study staff, departments and divisions.

  • MyChart Invitation language review, editing and formatting: We can help you craft an engaging, informative invitation in MyChart to send research invitations to potentially eligible patients.

  • Social Media Advertising Consults: The Recruitment Innovation Center maintains Discover Duke Research a centralized social media hub that the Duke research community can utilize to share posts about their work or use as a platform to launch advertisements that run on Facebook and/or Instagram.

    Let us know if you're interested in scheduling a Social Media consultation for your study.

  • Clinical Trials Directory Postings: We can help you get your study posted on the Duke Health Clinical Trials Directory. Email us at to request a template for listing your study.

Call us at (919) 681-5698 or click the button below to request a free consultation.