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Recruitment Resources

There are several recruitment resources available for Penn researchers, including:

Recruitment, Outcomes, and Assessment Resource (ROAR)

ROAR provides assistance with development and implementation of recruitment and retention plans and materials. Services could include designing brochures and recruitment materials, developing media campaigns, and/or assisting with initial participant contact and eligibility assessment.

This resource is available to Cancer Center clinical investigators.

If you are interested in scheduling a free consultation meeting, please download and complete the request form. If you have any questions about the ROAR services, please contact the Technical Director, Kia Kerrin, MSW.


ResearchMatch aims to serve as an effective, useful and complementary recruitment tool that will help connect willing volunteers with researchers who are searching for appropriate volunteers to be placed in their research studies.


This registry may be helpful for researchers who are:

  • Conducting any type of IRB-approved study (not just clinical trials)
  • Recruiting in the greater Philadelphia area , regionally, and nationally

Click here for more information about ResearchMatch.

If interested in using ResearchMatch, click here for step-by-step instructions that willl guide you through the researcher registration and recruitment search process.

ITMAT Penn Medicine Clinical Trial Registry

The ITMAT Penn Medicine Clinical Trial Registry is a Penn specific registry provided through ITMAT.

This registry may be helpful for researchers who are:

  • Conducting clinical research
  • Recruiting participants in the greater Philadelphia area

For more information on ResearchMatch and the ITMAT Penn Medicine Clinical Trial Registry:

*OHSRP provides consultation and guidance to the Penn research community on all issues related to adult and pediatric human subjects being seen through the CTRC facilities, including recruitment and protection.

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