Received: 19 November 2020
Accepted: 25 November 2020
First Online: 9 December 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This trial under the protocol reference number 27-126 received ethical approval from the Institutional Review Board at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine on May 10, 2020, with addendums approved on June 30, 2020 and August 17, 2020. Investigators certify that this trial has received ethical approval from the appropriate ethical committee as described above. Intentions to obtain consent from participants to participate in this study include a Google Form Enrollment Survey listing protocol for procedures, confidentiality, risks, benefits, voluntary participation, right to withdraw, new findings, research resources, and mental health resources. Participants will then again read eligibility criteria and respond to the survey, agreeing that they are in fact eligible to participate and that they have read the study information and consent statement, and that they consent to participate in this study. The survey also asks participants to provide an email address to be used to receive a participant ID number, surveys, and instructions for downloading and installing the mindfulness app.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.