Office of Research on Women's Health (ORWH)
Inclusion of Women and Minorities in Clinical Research
These documents provide advice on inclusion criteria, an overview of key elements in recruitment and retention, and a number of practical applications for conducting NIH funded human subjects research, including ethical considerations. The inclusion, recruitment and retention of women and minorities as research participants span the entire clinical research spectrum, from small observational studies to the larger Phase III clinical trials that enrolls thousands of people.
- Frequently Asked Questions – Outreach Notebook: Inclusion of Women and Minorities in Clinical Research
Presents frequently asked questions and answers about preparing research applications, proposals, and progress reports in accordance with the NIH Policy and Guidelines for inclusion.
- Frequently Asked Questions – Reporting Race and Ethnicity Data
Presents frequently asked questions and answers about reporting race and ethnicity data.