The Office of Clinical Research (OCR) is a central office in the Perelman School of Medicine (PSOM) designed to support the management and conduct of clinical research while promoting compliance. This is accomplished through standardizing the approach to clinical research across the various research centers and departments in the Perelman School of Medicine, and supporting investigative teams through regulatory and operational assistance, and enhancements in study management and oversight.
The Office of Clinical Research seeks to promote human research for the advancement of healthcare while ensuring the highest level of research participant safety and facilitating the highest quality research by:
- Realizing the best research standards through adherence to university and government research policies and regulations
- Supporting investigators and research teams through process improvement, innovative technologies, and education and training initiatives
- Propagating best operational practices to maximize the efficiencies of research activities
- Collaborating with University organizations involved with human research