What Does Clinical Trials Success Look Like After a “Sink or Swim” Year?

Clinical Researcher—March 2021 (Volume 35, Issue 2) SPECIAL FEATURE Elizabeth Weeks-Rowe, LVN, CCRA   COVID-19 forced many unprecedented changes upon our day-to-day world—some of which still have us reeling. It has impacted our health, our economy, and our peace of mind. We don masks to guard against transmission; our body language becoming ever more an adjunct to communication limited by muffled words and hidden expressions. We wave through windows to neighbors and family members as our personal connections may put us at risk. In almost every way, “virtual” has replaced “actual” human interaction in our traditional workplaces and neighborhoods. Meanwhile, an overwhelming “sink or swim” survival narrative has played in the background for the past year, amplifying our anxieties about the strategic choices available to us. Pivot or fail. Advance or retreat. Change or…die? The pandemic robs us of so many things, yet our ingenuity has remained steadfast and it … Continue reading What Does Clinical Trials Success Look Like After a “Sink or Swim” Year?