Cancer Center Membership Information

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Application

Faculty of UCSF (academic appointment in the Professorial, In-Residence, Clinical X, Clinical, Adjunct, and Professional Research series) can nominate themselves for membership in the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center. 

An application must contain the following items:

Contact

If you have questions about process or forms, please contact Geraldine Pacheco: 415-476-5448;
geraldine.pacheco@ucsf.edu.

Benefits of Membership

  • Access to HDFCCC-controlled space
  • Opportunities for leadership roles
  • Access to developmental funds
  • Priority access and cost structure to HDFCCC Shared Resources (cores)
  • Inclusion in the HDFCCC information loop

Membership Responsibilities

  • Willingness to interact scientifically with other HDFCCC members, especially within HDFCCC Programs
  • Service to the HDFCCC through participation on committees and/or through public outreach
  • Submission of all therapeutic protocols to the HDFCCC Clinical Research Office. These protocols will be reviewed by the Protocol Review Committee, which must approve institutional and industry protocols prior to submission to the Committee on Human Research.
  • Provision of information on therapeutic protocols to the HDFCCC Data Monitoring Committee for periodic audits. (At this time, the HDFCCC’s scientific review and monitoring system, which consists of the Protocol Review and Data Monitoring Committees, reviews only therapeutic intervention trials.)
  • Provision of updates relating to publications, research support, clinical protocols, patient registrations, and other information that may be needed to fulfill requirements for designation as an NCI Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Acknowledgement of CCSG and HDFCCC facilities, space, or assistance, when appropriate, in research publications
  • Mention of HDFCCC affiliation in relevant media and other marketing outlets
  • Attendance at scheduled functions of the HDFCCC, including Program events

Membership Criteria

Full Member: A full-time faculty member of UCSF who meets at least one of the following criteria:

  1. (1) Has cancer-relevant peer-reviewed non-training funding from the NIH/NCI or from an NCI-recognized organization (see list).
  2. (2) Is a clinical science leader as evidenced by leadership of therapeutic investigator-initiated institutional trials (in-house, internally reviewed trials, including those collaborative studies conducted with industry sponsorship in which the center is a primary contributor to the design, implementation, and monitoring of the trial, or participation in a multi-site trial initiated by an investigator at another center).
  3. (3) Holds an HDFCCC leadership position as designated by HDFCCC leadership.

Associate Member: A health professional or laboratory, clinical, or population research scientist holding a full-time faculty appointment at UCSF who meets at least one of the following criteria:

  1. (1) PI or Co-Investigator on a cancer-relevant award, including independent, training, or pilot grants.
  2. (2) Co-Investigator or Site PI of an institutional study active within the previous year.
  3. (3) New faculty or new interest in cancer.

Affiliate Member: A health professional or laboratory, clinical, or population research scientist holding a part- or full-time faculty appointment at UCSF who demonstrates involvement in cancer research or patient care within the HDFCCC but does not qualify as a Member. Affiliate Members are asked to participate in their Programs, attend Program meetings and events, and serve on committees as requested. Affiliate Members do not receive Core financial or priority status, unless approved by Leadership on a case-by-case basis.

>View the current roster of HDFCCC Members