Office of Research Town Hall
Register for the June 25 Town Hall, which will focus on Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Anti-Racism (IDEA) efforts in the UCSF research enterprise.
Office of the AVCR-IDEA
Learn about the office of Tung Nguyen, MD, the Associate Vice Chancellor for Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Anti-racism.
Task Force Report on Equity and Anti-Racism in Research
Read the report assessing campus-wide anti-racism activities and influencing change in the research enterprise.
Clinical Trial Excellence Campaign
The Clinical Trial Excellence Campaign (CTEC) aims to scale tried and tested operational improvements to the clinical trial activation process.

The Office of Research is the chief administrative unit and catalyst for advancing research at UCSF. Its mission is to promote research and improve health by providing high-quality service to investigators; fostering new research initiatives; and promoting translational discoveries into public benefit.

The Office also represents the broad research interests of UCSF to the University of California system, and provides leadership, direction, and management of campus-wide research administration, infrastructure and services and oversees the operations of the following units: Office of Sponsored Research; Research Development Office; Office of Associate Vice Chancellor of Clinical Research and CTSI; Office of Clinical Trial Activation; Human Research Protection Program; Laboratory Animal Resource Center; Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee; Environment, Health and Safety; Research Resource Program; Co-Labs; International Research Support Operations; and MLK Building research support operations.

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