• Commentary: Toward Race-Conscious Research: Acknowledging Structural Racism and Its Effect on the Recruitment of Black Adolescents and Caregivers in Clinical Trials

    3 days ago - By Journal of Pediatric Psychology

    Too often, the acknowledgment of race in clinical research is confined to a statement in the limitations section. In Ellis et al. , we see a significant deviation from this pattern. The study described the recruitment of Black adolescents into a clinical trial for diabetes management. Their aims were (1) to determine what outreach efforts are needed to recruit Black adolescents with diabetes and their caregivers, and (2) to determine if the degree of recruitment effort needed was related to demographic, diabetes-related, or family characteristics. The authors utilized the terms “expedited...
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