2014 CTSI Symposium on Comparative Effectiveness Research

Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 8:30am to 12:00pm

Getting your Research Funded by PCORI - A View from the Inside 

This symposium will help participants understand how PCORI works and provide insight into PCORI’s priorities and grant review processes.  In doing so, we hope to help maximize opportunities for investigators to successfully compete for PCORI funds.   People from UCSF and other Bay Area institutions are warmly welcomed.

Date:  Thursday, January 16th, 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Laurel Heights Auditorium, 3333 California St., San Francisco
Light breakfast provided

Register online by December 31, 2013.  Walk-in participants are welcome as well.

Featured plenary speaker:

David Hickam, MD, MPH
Director, Clinical Effectiveness Research Program, Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)

Parking & Transportation

Parking:  On-site visitor parking is available at a reduced conference rate of $14 (be sure to mark the conference rate on the self-serve parking kiosk).  Overflow parking is available across the street at the Jewish Community Center (regular rates apply).

Transportation:  The UCSF Laurel Heights facility is accessible by MUNI bus service and by the UCSF intercampus shuttle system (see http://campuslifeservices.ucsf.edu/transportation/services/shuttles/routes_timetables )

Questions? Please contact Aria Yow at aria.yow@ucsf.edu