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Clinical Trials at UC Davis Health System

Clinical Trials at UC Davis Health System


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2nd Annual Clinical Research Coordinators Recognition Award Dinner and Educational Event cosponsored by CTSC and ACRP

: Thursday, April 17, 2014
Time: 5:00pm –8:00 PM
Location: UC Davis MIND Institute Auditorium 2825 50th Street, Sacramento, CA 95817

Registration Details at the CRC Corner

April 18, 2014.  CRC Basic 2.0 "Medicare Coverage Analysis" Presented by: Suzan Bruce, PRA, CPC, CTSC
2-5 pm@ Ed Bld. Contact Elizabeth Mathis for registration.

April 24, 2014
Clinical Trials Brown Bag
"New Insights into Patient Perceptions and Experiences in Clinical Trials" Presented by: Ken Getz, Founder and Board Chair, CISCRP

Live Webinar 12-1 PM at Ed Bld #2205. Remote attendance:;  Dial in: 866-740-1260, Access code (web and phone): 7039177 

 1.0 CTSC Continuing Ed Credit


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Drug Discovery & Development, March 18, 2014

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As more and more food, medical device, drug, biological, vaccine and cosmetic products come into the U.S. from other nations, Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg says the agency must transform itself into a global health organization.
Roll Call, March 31, 2014

Study reports major advance in synthetic biology
An international team of scientists led by Jef Boeke, director of New York University Langone Medical Center's Institute for Systems Genetics, has synthesized the first functional chromosome in yeast, an important step in the emerging field of synthetic biology, designing microorganisms to produce novel medicines, raw materials for food, and biofuels.
Medical News Today, March 31, 2014



 January 10, 2014

On behalf of the Health System Compliance, it is mandatory for all Principal Investigators to complete the 10 minute Epic Research Management eLearning designed specifically for Investigators. UC Learning Center ( course # is 08084.

It is also mandatory for all Clinical Research Coordinators or any staff in functional CRC role (i.e. Research Nurse, Research Associate etc.) to complete the 10 minute Epic Research Study Management eLearning. UC Learning Center (, course code# 08074.

For more information see EMR research website 

January 2014
Explore the new interactive UC Davis Clinical Research Process maps. The maps designed to take you though the entire process in an easy-to-use intuitive way.



December, 2013.

All studies must be uploaded into BRIDGE/EMR by January 1, 2014. All studies must have an associated NCT ( Number.

New CTSC SOP#13  describes how to upload your studies in the Bridge and EMR 

July 2013. CTSC releases the 2013 Edition of UC Davis Clinical Research Guidebook, the ultimate compendium of processes and procedures for conducting clinical research at UC Davis, laid out in an easy-to-follow roadmap format.

Download a PDF copy or order your spiral-bound paperback by October 15, 2013.


CT  Newsletter

Volume 18, October 2013

  1. EMR: Research Study Management Project Updates
  2. New requirements for submitting device study information to Noridian (California Medicare Intermediary)
  3. Establish a local scanner to speed up the upload of Consents into EMR
  4. (NCT#) must be added for all studies in the BRIDGE

Take a quiz for CTSC CEUs (0.5 hr)

  Need Help?

Where to start?  Many resources available for you from Clinical Trials Resource Group:

1. Clinical Trial Process Maps. Colorful maps helping you to navigate complex administrative process for clinical trials.

2. Clinical Research Guidebook. Puts words behind process maps, provides information about regulatory requirements.

3. Supplemental Checklist to the Guidebook. Don't have time to read the Guidebook? Use this condensed version to get you from the beginning to the end step-by-step.

4. Clinical Trials SOPs  - an invaluable resource for best practices of conducting clinical trials at UCDMC.

  Access Services

Spring 2014 Price Schedule:

Option1. Complete Study Management (all inclusive)

Option2. A la Carte services (hourly fees)

See the full description at the CRC Corner

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