Clinical Trials and the Severe Lack of Racial and Ethnic Diversity
Racial diversity, inclusion, and equality is very much on the minds of Americans lately. Not surprisingly, nurses and the medical community have stepped up to speak out about racial disparities and police brutality, with many answering the calls to protest, donate, and speak out against what’s wrong. All of this being said, there is another area requiring the medical community’s attention: clinical trials.
Making clinical trial locations easily accessible to a broader portion of local communities
Seeking to educate communities and promote awareness about the importance of clinical trials and how participation works
Offering sponsor incentives to promote more diverse racial and ethnic inclusion among participants