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Parents as Partners: Overcoming Unique Challenges to Pediatric Recruitment and Retention

Track:
Clinical Operations

Day & Time:
June 19, 10:45AM - 12:15PM (Pacific Standard Time)

Session Number:
415

Room Number:
9

Level:
Intermediate

Type:
Session

Title:
Parents as Partners: Overcoming Unique Challenges to Pediatric Recruitment and Retention

Chair(s):
Donald Sickler
Group Account Supervisor
CAHG, United States

Description:
The number of pediatric drug trials is growing rapidly, but many of these trials have proven extremely difficult to enroll. This session presents lessons learned and best practices for engaging parents as partners in the trial process.


Learning Objective(s):
Discuss pediatric trials and how their differences require a different recruitment approach; Describe how to develop recruitment strategies designed to make parents feel more invested in the clinical trials process.

Presentation(s) & Speaker(s):
Parent Engagement: The Sponsor/CRO Perspective
Susan Tansey, MD, MRCP, FFPM
Medical Director,Paediatrics
Premier Research Group Ltd., United Kingdom

Pediatric Recruitment and Retention Pearls: A PI’s Perspective
Lawrence Eichenfield
Chief, Pediatric and Adolescent Dermatology
Rady Children's Hospital and University of California, San Diego, United States