SAMPLE RECRUITMENT LETTER TO POTENTIAL RESEARCH SUBJECTS
Dear [Click here and type Participant's Name]:
As your doctor, I am writing to let you know that a research study is being planned that
may be of interest to you. It is possible that you may be eligible to participate in this study.
Your eligibility can only be determined by the investigators of this study.
Please be aware that, even if you are eligible, your participation in this or any research
study is completely voluntary. There will be no consequences to you whatever if you choose not
to participate, and your regular medical care will not be affected by that choice. If you do choose
to participate, the study will involve
[Click here and type (e.g. blood tests, x-rays, biopsies, interviews, drugs, medical visits)].
In order to determine your eligibility and your interest in participating,
[Click here and type Name and Role in Study] will be
[Click here and type "calling" or "writing"] you directly. You may choose not to
[Click here and type "speak with him/her" or "respond to the letter"]. If you do
[Click here and type "speak" or "respond "], any questions you have about the study will be
If you would prefer not to be contacted at all, please call
[Click here and type the Phone Number] and provide your name, and the information that you
would NOT like to be contacted about this research study.
Of course, if you have any questions for me, please contact me.
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