In collabroation with The Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation (CISCRP), the Clinical and Translational Science Institute at Children’s National (CTSI-CN) is proud to take part in AWARE for All - D.C., a free program that aims to educate and empower the Washington D.C., Maryland, and Virginia communities in making informed decisions about clinical research participation. This event includes free health screenings and food, informational exhibits that feature community organizations and research centers, local physician and patient speakers, and a reception to honor clinical research participants. The AWARE events are sponsored nationally by EMD Serono and regionally by local organizations and research centers.
Our lives are impacted by clinical research every day. Each medication you take was proven safe and made available with the help of clinical trials and the individuals who participated. This process and those who get involved are crucial to the advancement of medicine.
Learn important questions to ask your doctor or healthcare provider so that you can make informed decisions regarding your participation.
AWARE for All Take-Aways:
- Learn what clinical trials are and how they work
- Learn why society needs clinical research
- Understand the safety, benefits and risks of clinical research
- Meet local doctors and patients
How do I Learn More?
To learn more about AWARE for All - D.C., please visit the official website: Aware for All - D.C.
Please also take a look at the AWARE for All - D.C. postcard: AWARE D.C. Postcard (.pdf)