Research Resources


The online tools below are essential for completing required proposals, disclosures, and/or records:

APeX UCSF Medical Center's commitment to improve and advance patient care delivery includes the implementation of an electronic health record system called Advancing Patient-centered Excellence (APeX). is a registry and results database of publicly and privately supported clinical studies of human participants conducted around the world.  Visit the website

The new electronic disclosure system was created to eliminate the numerous and repetitious paper forms requested when submitting research proposals to the Office of Research. The electronic disclosure system also efficiently handles new Conflict of Interest (COI) review requirements as a result of new federal requirements starting August 2012.  

HUB The HUB is a virtual Clinical Research Resource that provides a single portal to a wealth of resources, expertise, and best practices for investigators and research staff to facilitate efficient, compliant and ethical study conduct and management.  This collaborative effort across a number of organizations and administrative units was built to leverage existing resources and create new content where readily accessible resources currently don’t exist.  
iMedRIS iMedRIS is a web-based system that enables online application submission, real-time submission tracking, review, post-approval compliance activities, and data management. The system also functions as a document repository, providing investigators with easy access to submission records and study documents.
RIO RIO is a comprehensive database management system that will link and store your research protocols, authorized users, online training programs and pertinent data. The goal of RIO is to facilitate quick turnaround times on complex processes and provide data access and integrity.  
UC Learning Center The UC Learning Center is an online portal and comprehensive database for training.