This video provides an overview of clinical trials, the various types of trials, how to participate in them, and the benefits of participating. Clinical trials are research studies conducted to test the safety and effectiveness of new treatments and medications. The different types of trials discussed are phase 1, 2, and 3 trials, as well as observational studies, and the video explains the differences between them. It also explains the process of signing up for a trial and the different phases of the trial. The video also explains the potential risks and benefits of participating in a trial, such as access to potentially life-saving treatments or medications, and the potential for financial compensation. Finally, the video encourages viewers to speak to their doctor about clinical trials to find out if they are a good fit.