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UCSF Clinical Research Manuals and Guidelines

Below are manuals and instruction materials applicable to managing clinical trials at UCSF.

UCSF School of Medicine Budget Policy for Industry-Sponsored Clinical Trials
Look under the heading for "Faculty and Staff" and "F&A Rates" to find financial information. This policy, which complements and clarifies existing UC and campus policies in this area, has been adopted by the School of Medicine and went into effect August 23, 2001 and contains:

  • Budget devleopment tools
  • Pre-award process
  • Finacial Mangement of the award


Guideline For the Distribution and Filing of Informed Consent Forms - UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus and Mt. Zion, and San Francisco General Medical CenterPDF
This link contains suggested guidance regarding the filing of informed consent forms in the central medical record for UCSF clinical trials conducted at the Parnassus, Mt. Zion, and SFGH campuses.

UCSF Investigator's Guide to Regulatory Responsibilities for Industry Sponsored FDA Regulated Clinical Trials
A compendium of the main regulations and regulatory guidance governing investigator responsibilities in the conduct of industry sponsored FDA regulated clinical trials.

UCSF Research Record Retention Requirements SummaryPDF
A summary of the UC policies, regulations and regulatory guidance governing the retention of research records.

UCSF Research Subject Registration and Billing Manuals
Instructions for the proper registration of UCSF research subjects and billing to UCSF clinical research accounts. Separate manuals are available for San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH) Medical Center and UCSF Medical Center (Parnassus and Mt. Zion campuses). The forms contained in the manuals are available to download below each respective manual.

SFGH Medical Center Research Subject Registration and Billing Manual

Manual forms:
Account and Fund Request Form
Account and Fund Request Form
Investigational Drug Services Form
Procedure Rate Contact List
Research Patient Identification Card Request
Research Subject Registration and Admission
SFGH Request for Index Code/Cost Center
Special Research Account Application Facility Use Fees for Clinical/Ancillary Services Form

UCSF Medical Center Research Subject Registration and Billing Manual Downloads
updated 02/2005

Updated: September 21, 2007
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