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.
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.
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 Lindsay.Forbes@ucsf.edu with questions or concerns.
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.