The Recruitment Toolbox provides researchers and staff easy access to tools and resources in order to create recruitment flyers, announcements, and advertisements for study recruitment and enrollment. To receive protocol-specific guidelines on any of the forms listed below, please submit an online service request for a personal consultation.
IMPORTANT: Please remember that all recruitment flyers or tools that will be viewed by any potential research volunteers must be submitted for IRB approval with the initial application or via an amendment and prior to utilization. All recruitment material must also display the IRB stamp.
Examples of IRB Approved Recruitment Flyers
Template Instructions & Helpful Tools
Before downloading recruitment tools, please review the following materials:
- Detailed Flyer Instructions
- IRB's Recruitment Materials Tip Sheet
- OPRS & IRB Recruitment Guide
- Helpful Recruitment Language
- University of Illinois at Chicago Logos
- UIC Photo Gallery (Account sign up required)
- UI Health Marketing Tool Kit (Sign in required for first time users)
Recruitment Flyer Templates
Please select the appropriate demographic for your study. You will be able to preview flyer images before downloading an editable Microsoft Word file. Included are standard and pull tab flyers. Logos may be changed depending on the investigator's affiliated department. These templates were created in conjunction with and approved by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs.
Special Populations Toolkit – Coming In 2018!
This web-based toolkit would be an alternative training method and an essential resource for researchers interested in working with special populations. Each of the twelve topics would be explored and tailored to each category of special populations. Each topic will have a brief overview of important facts along with supporting literature and/or relevant databases, website resources, document samples and templates etc., to help researchers understand and expand the special populations’ emphasis and support within their research.
- Older adults
- Urban youth
- Racial/ethnic minorities
- ESL or non-English speaking populations
Community Health Worker Training Program – Coming in 2018!
A new initiative to offer basic training to community health workers on how to engage key community stakeholders and organizations in clinical research with a focus on special populations of LGBT, older adults, youth, African Americans and Latino communities.