Get Education and Training
Obtain Pilot Funding
Learn About Team Science
Use Informatics-Based Research Tools and Services
Conduct Community-Engaged Research
Access Outpatient Clinical Trials Unit
Learn About Healthcare Delivery Science
Hire a Clinical Research Coordinator
Receive Guidance on Regulatory Processes
Get Help with Biostatistics and Research Design
New Study Navigation Tool
This tool will help you determine where to go to activate your clinical research study at USC, including contracting offices, review committees, and ancillary services.
Participant Recruitment for Community-Based Studies
Connect with community members and organizations
The SC CSI facilitates access to de-identified data in national study participant and data analysis systems called pSCANNER, the Patient-Centered National Network for Effectiveness Research and PCORNET, the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network.
Qualitative Research Support
Providing expertise in designing and conducting qualitative research
Quality by Design
[Quality by Design services page under construction]
Regulatory Knowledge & Support
Expert support for faculty with new grants, small business innovative research grants, and start-up companies
Research Career Development Educational Counseling
The SC CTSI provides educational offering advisement to those clinicians, post-doctoral fellows, residents, students and research staff who are seeking research education.
Research Ethics Support
SC CTSI provides research ethics support to help investigators, research team members, and clinicians anticipate, identify, and respond to relevant ethical issues and adopt and share best practices.
Research Match is a useful tool that connects volunteers with studies (not just clinical trials).
Obtain assistance with any aspect of planning or conducting a human study
Research nurses balance standard of care and protocol-specific requirements in order to provide and ensure the highest level of care
A one-stop unit for processing, storing, and shipping research samples collected from research patients
Study Participant Recruitment Support
Obtain customized recruitment and retention strategies that fit your study’s needs, timeline, and budget
Successful Research Recruitment: A Toolkit for a Community-Based Approach
This toolkit aims to develop greater capacity and success in research participant recruitment, particularly in the recruitment of underrepresented populations such as ethnic minorities