CISCRP is looking to identify its next west coast city for its flagship educational program, AWARE for All Clinical Research Education Day. To nominate your city as a potential location, please complete the following questionnaire with as much or as little information as you have. The questions correspond directly with key success factors needed to initiate an AWARE program. In addition, CISCRP is looking for local champions such as you, committed to educating the public about the importance of clinical research participation.

CISCRP manages all aspects of planning and implementing AWARE programs, including relationship-building with local organizations and stakeholders; recruitment of honorary co-chairs and committees; venue selection; attendance recruitment; media relations; and event day management.

Questions regarding nominations, please contact Jill McNair, Director, AWARE for All, via email at jillmcnair@ciscrp.org or call 215-527-7366.

* 1. Successful AWARE programs have taken place in cities that encompass a broad range of large and small academic medical centers, universities, research sites, and hospitals.

Tell us about the types of research centers in your city and why it would be an ideal location for the next AWARE program.

* 2. Successful AWARE programs have been held in centrally located, easily accessible locations such as academic research center auditoriums, medical campus meeting rooms, YMCAs, community centers, churches, and libraries.

Tell us about an ideal venue in your city:

* 3. A successful AWARE program starts with a well balanced and dedicated planning team. A diverse committee of representatives from local academic medical centers, public health organizations, professional chapters, and disease specific advocacy groups guide the development of the program and assist with planning.

Tell us about potential organizations or individuals who may want to help plan an AWARE program in your city:

* 4. The heart of a successful AWARE program is local community partners such as disease advocacy groups, patient advocacy groups, church health and wellness ministries, hospitals, community centers and more. These groups help spread the word about this important event and also exhibit at the program to educate the public.

Tell us about potential community partners in your city:

* 5. Do you have any other comments you'd like to share?

* 6. Please provide your contact details:

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