Consultation Services (CS)

Providing expert advice to investigators in diverse research fields at every stage of a study.


  • Very efficient and tailored to my specific questions and level of understanding.
    Jennifer Albon, UCSF
    To improve the quality and quantity of science at UCSF and affiliated CTSI institutions.
  • To provide easily accessible, comprehensive and integrated consultations in the areas of clinical and translational research.
  • To facilitate junior faculty applying for K awards the opportunity to participate in a randomized control trial of extensive consultation.


Expert advice is provided in a wide range of subject areas, including:

  • Bioinformatics Data Analysis
  • Biostatistics
  • Community-Engaged Research
  • Comparative Effectiveness Large Dataset Analysis
  • Data Management
  • Ethics
  • Global Health
  • Health Policy
  • Implementation & Dissemination Science
  • Mentor Consultation Services
  • mHealth Services
  • Preclinical Development
  • Radiology and Biomedical Imaging Research
  • Recruitment Services
  • Regulatory Knowledge
  • Study Design & Implementation
  • THREDS The Health Record Data Service

Request a consultation today.

New for 2014, online tools to assist clinical researchers with sample size calculations are available at


The Consultation Services team is interested in collaborating with a wide variety of individuals and groups, including community partners. If you are interested in working with UCSF researchers, please contact for more information.

Become a Consultant

If you are interested in joining the Consultation Services program as a consultant, please contact