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Artemis Newsletter – February 2020

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CEO Remarks

Dear Artemis team,           

Well, we’ve got the 1st month of 2020 under our belt and are on to February! Here’s a summary of the happenings for February and a brief review of what the team accomplished in January 2020.

  1. Thank you all for a productive town fall meeting on 1/24/20 with some great questions! Click here to review the slides or here to see the entire recorded meeting.

At this meeting we also discussed and revealed the 4 annual priorities for 2020:

  1. Annual Priority 1: Deliver a WOW Patient Experience
  2. Annual Priority 2: Deliver a WOW Employee Experience
  3. Annual Priority 3: Develop a Kick Ass Patient Recruitment Platform
  4. Annual Priority 4: Virtual Trials exploration

You will be seeing us refer to these priorities throughout the year so you can see how the company is tracking.

  1. It’s annual performance review time, and the first half of February will be spent with you and your manager/supervisor sitting down and discussing the review in person. This is also the time when we perform compensation reviews. Please remember, our goal at this annual review is to have a formal meeting where you and your manager can meet to assist in your development for a successful career at Artemis.
  1. The executive and management team have started to meet with you as a team and will continue through February to review the specific Emplify engagement survey results for your department and/or site. The goal from this meeting is for your manager to have an action item to take and work on through the next survey period in March 2020, so that we can continue working towards building a highly engaged team that loves to work at Artemis.
  1. Finally, although it’s early, we will be having our annual corporate retreat on 3/20/2020 and this will be an all hands meeting. The executive team will be planning the event in February to ensure another successful event. Additionally, we will remove the planned April town hall and plan to consolidate the town hall into the corporate retreat. To ensure a successful and cohesive retreat, please remember this is mandatory for all staff, including part time staff and investigators, and no PTO will be approved for that day, so please plan accordingly and work with your manager to ensure we can remove any barriers to your attendance!

I look forward to a successful and productive February with you all and continuing the great work we all provide to our study patients, sponsors, and to each other!





Industry, Patients, and Community Highlights

Child Abuse Prevention Fundraiser Gala: April 18

HomeStart is a child abuse prevention non-profit that supportsat-risk families through  domestic violence intervention, mental health services, parent education, and maternity housing.

Artemis is volunteering at HomeStart’s Blue Ribbon Gala fundraiser on April 18th!

Click here to see details and RSVP.




Community Support

We are in the process of developing social media pages dedicated to informing the community. They will not be Artemis-branded, the comment section will be turned off, and they each will focus on the latest news specific to an indication.  Our goal is to become a trusted source of information for those who suffer from those conditions, grow our follower base, and promote our studies when appropriate.

How can you contribute? Please share any article, blog, report, statistic, event promotion, etc., with the marketing team ( The team will curate the material to make sure that we use ethical material from reliable sources, and we’ll post on our social media channels. We are shooting for daily updates for the time being. Everyone can help, don’t hesitate! For more information on our current Facebook support pages please click here.


In January Dr. Patrick instructed a Lunch-N-Learn class at RI International, a center offering services in crisis, health, recovery, and consulting. The topic for the class discussion was “Living with Your Diagnosis.”


Personnel and Artemis Community Updates

Personnel and Hiring Updates

San Diego

  • Congratulations to Alicia Contreras! She was promoted to our San Diego Site Manager!
  • We’re looking for a Research Assistant to join our San Diego team.

San Marcos:



  • Congratulations Nick Dimino! He was promoted to Marketing Specialist!
  • Congratulations Harriet Oberman! She was promoted to Vice President of Finance!
  • Welcome Michelle Martinez, our new Business Systems Manager!
  • We are searching for a Director of Strategic Growth to join our Corporate team.
  • We are searching for a Director of People and Culture to join our Corporate team.

Employee Referral Bonus: We’re offering a $250 referral bonus for each successful hire!

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