NY/NJ Chapter Webcast: Creating Inclusive Clinical Trial Communication

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Tuesday, 13 December 2022 (12:00 PM) - Tuesday, 13 December 2022 (1:00 PM) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

This presentation provides an overview of health literacy and plain language communication techniques. Plain language is used to create engaging, easily understood information for a general audience. The presentation will help RAPS professionals understand why, how, and when to use these techniques - and why they matter within a regulated environment.


Members: Free
Non Members: $25.00

Learning Objectives

After this presentation, attendees should understand basic information about health literacy and how an individual's health literacy may impact their ability to understand written information. Attendees will be given an overview of using plain language techniques to bridge the health literacy gap and reach any audience.

Learning Level

Basic: Content is introductory in nature and requires no requisite knowledge or experience to grasp concepts and related exercises. Basic educational activities are meant to establish a foundation of knowledge and/or competence that will be expanded upon in practice or in higher level activities.

Who Should Attend?

Anyone interested in learning about health literacy or clear communication. The presentation is focused on clinical trial communications but applies broadly across many sectors.


Bran LaFae

Bran LaFae
Seagen, Inc

Bran LeFae is the Head of Health Literacy Communication within Medical Writing at Seagen Inc. They are a subject matter expert and established leader in health literacy and plain language. Their group produces patient-facing documents such as the informed consent form and protocol lay synopsis, provides training across Seagen, and advocates for greater use of plain language in healthcare and research.

Bran has over 25 years of professional experience in regulatory writing, research, business, and health literacy communication. Additionally, Bran is the co-lead of Seagen's PRIDE Employee Resource Network for LGBTQIA+ employees and allies. They are passionate about diversity, inclusion, and equity within the clinical trial industry and beyond.


RAPS reserves the right to cancel this program at its sole discretion. RAPS will not be responsible for travel or other costs incurred due to cancellation.

All cancellation requests must be submitted in writing to raps@raps.org.  RAPS is unable to accept cancellations by phone.

To transfer a registration, email raps@raps.org with the event title, name of the original registrant and the contact information for the new attendee.

Proof of Attendance

 A certificate of attendance can be downloaded from the RAPS Learning Portal following the event.


For additional hands-on support, you can also connect with RAPS support 30 min prior to the workshophttps://www.raps.org/website/virtual-event-help

For account support, contact the RAPS Support Center: +1 301 770 2920, ext. 200 (8:30 am–5:30 pm EST, Monday–Friday) or email support@raps.org.

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