Recruit and Enroll Study Participants

Discover resources to help you recruit and enroll study participants.

Update your study information
Review your studies to ensure descriptions, contact information, study results, and other details are accurate and up-to-date for potential participants to find.

OnCore clinical trial management system (CTMS)
OnCore data populates StudyFinder, a website that helps the general public find and connect with University of Minnesota studies that need volunteers.

Find and connect with study volunteers

To help potential participants navigate and connect with research opportunities, StudyFinder displays data about actively enrolling studies at the University of Minnesota and M Health Fairview in a way that is intuitive and user-friendly.

Study information for StudyFinder is extracted nightly from OnCore,, and ETHOS, read more on how researchers can optimize their study information
A complimentary recruitment tool designed to connect willing volunteers with researchers who need volunteers for their studies.

CTSI's Recruitment Center
The Clinical and Translational Science Institute's (CTSI) Recruitment Center offers consultations, guidance, strategic plans, and tools to help attract participants -- all at no charge to University researchers. 

CTSI's Best Practices Integrated Informatics Core (BPIC)
Informatics consultants can help you use data requested from the clinical data repository for recruitment efforts. 

Improve Diversity in Clinical Research
Resources to create an equitable clinical research environment from the Multi-Regional Clinical Trial (MRCT) of Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard University. Includes the Achieving Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity in Clinical Research Guidance Document.


For questions or to schedule a consultation:

CTSI Research Navigator