Consultation Services

Consultation Services provides expert advice to investigators with the goal of improving the quality and quantity of science at UCSF and affiliated institutions. Easily accessible, comprehensive and integrated consultations are available in diverse research fields at every stage of a study.

Major Resources

General Consultation

  • Biostatistics
  • Study Design & Implementation
  • Data Management
  • Bioinformatics Analysis & more!


Specialty Consultation

  • Ethics
  • Scientific Writing
  • Nutrition and Biobehavioral Measurement
  • Comparative Effectiveness Large Dataset Analysis & more!


  • Cohort identification from UCSF APeX/THREDS inpatient medical record,& direct mail
  • Recruitment methodology / Developing a recruitment plan
  • Social Media recruitment and intervention
  • See Participant Recruitment Program page

Self-Help Resources

Prepared by experts and covering topics such as: