The clinical research industry has spent significant time defining diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) and discussing present needs for clinical trials. However, why do we truly need to focus on DE&I? What is the science behind why DE&I matters for the future of our medicines? This panel will discuss the scientific evidence driving the emphasis […]

Diversity & Inclusion Site Landscape: Benchmark Your Site

Through awareness and understanding of site needs, the industry can work to enable more inclusive and accessible trials. Join us as we analyze the current state of diversity, equity and inclusion in clinical trials with insightful data from the SCRS Diversity & Inclusion Landscape Survey.

Celebrating Site Excellence In Inclusive Trials

In 2023, SCRS launched the Global Site Excellence in Diversity Award sponsored by Syneos Health®. The award recognizes and celebrates the exceptional efforts made by clinical research sites in promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion within clinical trials. Hear from the award finalists regarding their successful community engagement initiatives.

The Patient Voice: The Courageous Journey Of The Clinical Trial Participant

Clinical trials offer a glimmer of hope for patients seeking innovative treatments, but the emotional journey can be unpredictable. This plenary session will feature the powerful stories of patients and caregivers who have navigated the highs and lows of clinical trial participation. Join us as we explore the pressing need for increased mental health support […]

Navigate The Investment In Community Engagement For DEI

Sites are at the forefront of clinical trials and participant engagement, but industry collaboration is crucial to ensure clinical research is accessible to all populations. Join us to identify key challenges faced by sites and strategies for more inclusive trial experiences. Utilizing insights from the SCRS Site Landscape Survey, we’ll discuss practical approaches for industry […]

Equity At The Crossroads: Financial Barriers In Clinical Research

Taxation of clinical trial participant reimbursements can inadvertently exclude individuals from diverse socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds. To address this, sites must recognize and address the broader financial challenges participants face. This session will explore the widespread impacts of extended trial visits on patients, including lost wages, higher childcare and transportation costs, and more. Uncover how […]

Insight Illumination: Summit Takeaways

Let’s revisit the crucial discussion points and action items that have shaped our Summit experience! SCRS will highlight pivotal moments from sessions and conversations, providing you with valuable insights as you return to your work with renewed energy and focus.