The Greater Gift Initiative strives to unify the clinical trial industry in thanking clinical trial volunteers for contributing to the advancement of health. Our vision is to make the gift of one childhood vaccine for each volunteer the industry wide standard for honoring clinical trial participation.

Our supporters include pharmaceutical companies, contract research organizations, integrated site networks, independent dedicated research sites, site management organizations, and independent principal investigators.

If you would like more information about how you or your organization can join in supporting the Greater Gift Initiative, please email us at [email protected].


The Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation

CISCRP is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating and informing the public, patients, medical research communities, the media, and policy makers about clinical research and the role each party plays in the process. As part of its mission, CISCRP provides a variety of award-winning resources, programs and services that are designed to assist clinical research stakeholders in understanding public and patient attitudes and experiences in research as well as improving volunteer participation experiences and satisfaction. Learn more at 


Clinical Conductor CTMS

Clinical Conductor CTMS is the industry’s first collaborative and configurable CTMS for organizations managing or executing clinical trials. Created by Bio-Optronics, an industry-leading provider of software and services to healthcare and life sciences organizations around the world, Clinical Conductor is designed to provide users with the specific features and functionality they need to effectively collaborate with or among sites and other partners, deliver high-quality research and attain maximum profitability. Used by over 1,800 organizations around the world, Clinical Conductor provides organizations with the tools they need to continue to raise the bar in clinical research. For more information about Clinical Conductor CTMS please visit our website:


Clinical Ink

Clinical Ink offers an Electronic Source Record (ESR) for clinical trials that provides cleaner data more quickly — saving money by eliminating SDV, reducing queries, allowing for remote document review and reducing monitor site visits. Clinical Ink's SureSource™ solution runs on tablets, allowing validated source data to be entered on protocol specificeSource documents that retain the look and feel of paper forms. The source data and documents can then be managed, viewed and stored via our secure web portal. Learn more at


Optimal Research 

Optimal Research provides clinical site solutions to pharmaceutical and biotech companies, medical device companies, and contract research organizations (CROs) seeking research sites to conduct clinical studies in a high quality manner. In addition to the six core sites that it owns, Optimal utilizes its oncology and pediatric site network to provide integrated site solutions that meet each client's needs.

Optimal is the intersection where pharmaceutical/|/|/biotech companies and patients find excellence in clinical research. Specifically, Optimal provides clinical site infrastructure and staffing to meet the requirements of clinical trial protocols for vaccines, infectious disease, men's and women's health, devices, oncology, and pediatric health conditions. Learn more at



Compass Research

Compass Research is a multi-therapeutic network of clinical research sites located in Orlando, The Villages, and Melbourne, Florida and is part of the Bioclinica Global Research Network. Since 2006, Compass Research has partnered with hundreds of pharmaceutical companies to improve the quality of life for people around the world for a broad range of health conditions. With an experienced team of board-certified physicians and support staff, Compass Research is renowned for its high-quality, study-related care and work in advancing medicine. Learn more at:

Benchmark Research   

Benchmark Research owns and operates six multi-therapeutic clinical research sites with an emphasis on vaccine research. Our knowledgeable and experienced investigators, coordinators and staff in Texas, California and Louisiana enthusiastically embrace clinical research and the opportunities that new therapies bring. With more than 100,000 volunteers in our database and an in-house call center, we are able to rapidly access a diverse population of potential research participants. In addition, we offer expert quality management and training consultancy services for sites, sponsors and CROs. Benchmark is an industry leader and strategic partner that has delivered on the simple yet fundamental goal of providing exceptional service and impeccable quality since 1997. Learn more at


Charlottesville Medical Research Center, LLC   

Charlottesville Medical Research Center, LLC (CMR) is a network of physicians in private practice who sincerely desire to make a difference in the local community through clinical research. CMR's mission is to both advance world health and ensure the protection and safety of all patients who choose to enter clinical research studies. Since 1991, CMR has conducted more than 350 clinical research studies in central Virginia and has earned the confidence and trust of its patients by ensuring quality research while extending a depth of caring to each volunteer. CMR wants each participant to know that they matter. The research center is staffed with three full-time clinical research coordinators, as well as a full-time subject recruiter, and conducts phase II through phase IV research studies in various therapeutic indications. For more information about CMR, visit   



Mountain View Clinical Research  

Mountain View Clinical Research has been conducting cutting edge medical research in upstate SC since its founding in January 2001. Owned by healthcare professionals, we operate by partnering with multi-specialty physicians in order to provide continuum of care for our patient volunteers. Our Medical Director is board certified in endocrinology and internal medicine with over 35 years of research experience at a medical university. In addition, MVCR is one of the first research sites to have a Nurse Practitioner serve as Primary Investigator, with physician support, for multiple trials with major Pharmaceutical companies. MVCR is building a collaborative network in the upstate based on shared principles of respect and commitment to improve patient care through quality clinical research. This continued dedication to solid partnerships assists in providing quality outcomes for clinical trials while providing the best possible medical care to our clinical trial volunteers. Our mission is to improve quality of life by being a trusted source for the highest degree of excellence in clinical research. Learn more at


PMG Research, Inc.  

PMG Research, Inc. is an integrated network of 13 clinical research facilities with 60 partner practices in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Iowa and Illinois. Founded in 1979, our progressive organization is comprised of a team of highly effective professionals and a network of specially-designed sites. PMG has conducted over 7,700 research studies for hundreds of pharmaceutical sponsors and CROs. We have extensive experience conducting all phases of trials across a comprehensive list of conditions. Our mission is to bring clinical research to as many lives as possible while delivering unparalleled service and exceptional value to our clinical trial partners and stakeholders. Learn more at


Southwestern Medical Clinic
Lakeland HealthCare Affiliate 


Southwestern Medical Clinic (SWMC), a Lakeland HealthCare Affiliate, has been involved in clinical research since the late 1990s. With a loyal patient base of over 80,000 patients, we have participated in over 150 Phase II - Phase IV Pediatric and Adult trials. Our 3 sites are staffed with Certified Clinical Research Coordinators and Certified Physician Investigators. Our dedicated Research Department includes a Medical Director, a Site Manager, a Recruitment Specialist, and a Regulatory Document Specialist.  Located 90 minutes from Chicago in lower Michigan, SWMC was founded in the 1960's by a handful of Christian physicians with an interest in foreign medical missions. Our Clinic has since grown to include more than 70 primary care physicians, hospitalists and advanced practitioners who support their colleagues serving in short, intermediate and long-term medical missions. In addition to financial support, our doctors provide a welcoming network where returning colleagues can "plug back in" in preparation for their next trip abroad. At SWMC, participation in foreign medical missions is not merely allowed, but encouraged and facilitated. SWMC missionary physicians have served all over the globe and currently provide care to our fellow human beings in a number of countries, including China, Haiti, Kenya, Sierra Leone, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Learn more at