Clinical Research Risk Management

Campus & Systemwide Subject Injury Program

Please click here for a quick overview of both the campus-level and systemwide Subject Injury Programs: Subject Injury Program Overview Presentation.

Overview

Clinical Research Risk Management (CRRM) provides clinical research risk oversight within Risk Management and Insurance Services (RMIS) to help foster an institution-wide awareness of and commitment to research safety at UCSF. The objectives of the CRRM unit are to: 

    • Identify clinical research risks that pose a potentially high risk of harm to participants' safety or liability for the research enterprise;
    • Identify, develop, and promote focused outreach and safety-related educational efforts for investigators and others involved in clinical research to help reduce the risk of injury or liability;
    • Manage subject injury claims to ensure timely reporting, prompt evaluation, and fair compensation.

In partnership with the Office of Research/Committee on Human Research (CHR)/Human Research Protection Program (HRPP)/ Quality Improvemebnt Unit (QIU), the Office of Ethics and Compliance, Industry Contracts, Legal Affairs, and other UCSF entities, the manager of the CRRMguides the develpoment of best practice procedures for study investigators and other key study personnelwhich foster the safety and welfare of human subjects, reduce liability associated with research risk and subject injury, and enhance adherence to applicable laws, regulations, accreditation and licensure requirements.

Downloads

To print or download a copy of the the "Phlebotomy Related Safety Alert And Advisory", please click below:

Phlebotomy Related Safety Alert and Advisory

To print or download a copy of the the UCSF Clinical Laboratory's "Adverse Patient Reaction" procedures, please click below:

Adverse Patient Reaction Procedures

To print or download copies of the Clinical Research Risk Management Program presentations created for the December 2010 Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R), please click below:

Cost Benefits of an Institutionally-Based Subject Injury treatment and Management Program

To print or download copies of the Clinical Research Risk Management Program presentations created for the November 2009 Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R), please click below:

Evidence-Based Clinical Research Risk Management

Cost Benefits of a Subject Injury Treatment and Management Program

Beyond Subject Injury: A Comprehensive Clinical Research Risk Management Program

 

For any questions relating to the Clinical Research Risk Management program, contact Nancy Jancar at 415-476-4171.