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There is an increasing need for highly qualified clinical investigators, defined as those participating in patient-oriented, translational, epidemiologic, behavioral, outcomes or health services research.

The overall mission of the UCSF Training in Clinical Research (TICR) Program is to increase the number and quality of clinical investigators. This is achieved by offering a broad array of educational opportunities in the methods of clinical research to meet the diverse needs of trainees, faculty and staff at UCSF.

Students & Alumni
Teaching Awards
Online Instruction
Overall Schedule

Courses in the TICR Program are held at Mission Hall on the UCSF Mission Bay campus.

Comprehensive Educational Programs

The cornerstones of TICR are the multi-component educational programs.

Summer Clinical Research Workshop
Advanced Training In Clinical Research (ATCR) Certificate Program
Master's Degree Program in Clinical Research
Individual Courses

In addition to the comprehensive programs, most of the courses within these programs can be taken on an individual basis by persons not enrolled in the entire program.