Data Collection

Research Electronic Data Capture (REDCap)

Web-based HIPAA-compliant and secure electronic data capture and storage for research studies. Includes a mobile application for off-network data collection in areas with limited connectivity.

  • Develop data entry forms and surveys
  • Produce reports
  • Consultation available
Access: 
Free for UCSF community
Academic Research Systems (ARS)
ARS Support
its-arssupport@ucsf.edu

Validated Measures for Research with Vulnerable & Special Populations

Find survey instruments selected for applicability to groups the NIH has termed "special populations", under-represented in patient-oriented research.

  • Questionnaires tested for accuracy and reliability
  • Designed for primary data collection
  • Include of a broader range of human subjects in your studies
Access: 

Free online access, consultation available.

Free
Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI)
Dean Schillinger
Dean.Schillinger@ucsf.edu

Data Systems Services

Provides data collection, cleaning, and storage services to research investigators.

  • Cloud computing and server/desktop virtualization, hosted within the UCSF network and compliant with NIST-mandated security protocols
  • Customized programming and data services
  • Customized databases for outcome ascertainment studies
Access: 

For more information about these services, please contact dss@psg.ucsf.edu

Request information
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Contact
dss@psg.ucsf.edu

San Francisco Coordinating Center

Combines scientific expertise with broad experience in managing multi-center studies, and offers access to a network of high quality, experienced clinical centers.

  • Study design, coordination and implementation
  • Measurement selection
  • Protocol development
  • Database design
  • Research study data collection via fax
  • Data quality control
Access: 

Email contact

See website
CPMC Research Institute and UCSF Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Christina Kouma
CKouma@sfcc-cpmc.net
415-476-6107

OnCore, the Online Collaborative Research Environment

Comprehensive web-based system for clinical research operations & data management.

  • UCSF preferred Clinical Trials Management System (CTMS)
  • Biospecimen Management (BSM)
  • Unified Registry Management (USM) for population identification & recruitment
  • Coverage analysis, budgeting & billing
  • Clinical tracking
Access: 

New users must contact oncore@ucsf.edu or call 415-502-2962, and complete a required UC Learning training.