Register now for this upcoming UCSF Recruitment Seminar, co-hosted by the Differences Matter Research Action Group and the CTSI Participant Recruitment Program.
This seminar will feature speakers and panelists who will discuss the importance of including underrepresented populations in research and provide tips and real examples of successful approaches and lessons learned.
Who should attend? Anyone engaged in participant recruitment: faculty researchers, CRCs, project directors, and more!
Questions? Contact
Esteban Burchard, MD, MPH Professor, UCSF School of Pharmacy
Rebecca Sudore, MD Professor, UCSF School of Medicine
William Brown, III, PhD, DrPH, Assistant Professor, UCSF School of Medicine
Linda Franck, RN, PhD, FAAN, Professor, UCSF School of Nursing
Stacy Osua, BS, Research Associate, UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations
Robert Rodriguez, MD, Professor, UCSF School of Medicine
Shanell Williams, Community Engagement Specialist, California Preterm Birth Initiative
Mission Bay - Genentech Hall - Byers Auditorium

This event is sponsored by Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA), not the UCSF IRB. Learn more and register here.

Goal: Clinical trial project and program management incorporate a broad range of skill sets in order to plan, administer, track, evaluate and report activities and budgets involved in the health care product development process. The goal of this program is to introduce, affirm or enhance the participant’s understanding of the project management endeavor.

Objective: Through discussion, presentation, and interaction, this program will broaden the participants’ knowledge of the regulatory framework, project management art and science, planning and accounting, and their attitude and aptitude for achieving successful clinical trials.

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 8:00am to Fri, 11/03/2017 - 5:00pm
Holiday Inn Golden Gateway - San Francisco

Model Agreements & Guidelines International (MAGI) is streamlining clinical research by standardizing best practices for clinical operations, business and regulatory compliance. This conference 100+ sessions and workshops in six tracks: clinical operations & project management, site management, contracts, budgets & billing, regulatory compliance, and special topics. Register here.

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 8:00am to Wed, 11/15/2017 - 5:00pm
The Fairmont - San Francisco

Announcing the Inaugural
UCSF Bioethics Grand Rounds
"Today's Hot Topics in Bioethics"

Presented by: Dr. Bernard Lo, President & CEO, The Greenwall Foundation and Professor of Medicine Emeritus, UCSF

Dr. Lo will lead us through a lively presentation and discussion of human gene editing, physician-assisted dying, and precision medicine. He will focus on unresolved ethical issues on these cutting-edge research and clinical areas. RSVP for this event.

Date: Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
Time: Lecture from 4:00-5:00pm, Reception from 5:00-6:00pm
Location: Health Sciences West (HSW) Room 300, UCSF Parnassus Campus, 513 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143

Please complete the questions at the end of the RSVP form to help us learn more about your interests in bioethics. If you are not able to attend the lecture but you are interested in getting involved in the bioethics program, please complete this brief survey

To watch the lecture via livestream the day of the event or to watch the recording, please click here. Contact Lindsay Forbes, Bioethics Program Manager, at 415-502-0147 or with questions or concerns.

Dr. Bernard Lo

Bernard Lo, MD, is President & CEO of the Greenwall Foundation, whose mission is supporting bioethics research and young researchers in bioethics. He is also Professor Emeritus of Medicine and Director Emeritus of the Program in Medical Ethics at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). A member of the National Academy of Medicine (formerly the Institute of Medicine, IOM), Dr. Lo served on the IOM Council and chaired the Board on Health Sciences Policy. He chaired the IOM committees Sharing Clinical Trial Data (2015) and Conflicts of Interest in Medical Research, Education, and Practice (2009). He co-chairs the Standards Working Group of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, which recommends ethics standards for publicly funded stem cell research in California.

Dr. Lo and his colleagues have published around 200 peer-reviewed articles on ethical issues concerning decision-making near the end-of-life, oversight of research, the doctor-patient relationship, and conflicts of interest. He is the author of Resolving Ethical Dilemmas: A Guide for Clinicians (5th ed., 2013) and of Ethical Issues in Clinical Research (2010). He continues to care for a panel of primary care internal medicine patients at UCSF.

Parnassus - Health Sciences West - Room 300