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Trial to Assess Best Methods for Engaging Academic Physicians in Grateful Patient Philanthropy

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01328977
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 5, 2011
Last Update Posted : April 5, 2011
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Johns Hopkins University

Brief Summary:
This study attempted to identify the best method for educating and engaging academic physicians in grateful patient philanthropy.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Physician's Role Behavioral: education Not Applicable

Detailed Description:

In this small trial assessing the impact of educational methodologies, we are looking to determine which of the following 3 approaches will be most successful in engaging academic physicians in grateful patient philanthropy;

  • email advice
  • didactic session led by experts
  • one-on-one coaching by development professionals

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 45 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Official Title: Trial to Assess Best Methods for Engaging Academic Physicians in Grateful Patient Philanthropy
Study Start Date : March 2010
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : October 2010

Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: emails, book Behavioral: education
teaching

Active Comparator: didactic teaching from experts Behavioral: education
teaching

Experimental: personal coaching by development profs Behavioral: education
teaching




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. qualified referrals to development office [ Time Frame: 6 month follow-up period ]
    Individuals able to make a donation of $25,000 based on criteria established by Hopkins Office of Development.



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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • academic physicians

Exclusion Criteria:

  • having secured grateful patient philanthropy in past

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Johns Hopkins University
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Scott M Wright, MD JHU SOM

Responsible Party: Scott Wright, Professor, jhu
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01328977     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NA_00029824
First Posted: April 5, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 5, 2011
Last Verified: March 2011