San Francisco Bay Collaborative Research Network

Registered: 
January 01, 2012
Acronym: 
SF Bay CRN
City: 
San Francisco
State: 
California
Zip: 
94143
Main Phone: 
415-476-5911
Network Director: 
Michael Potter
Network Member: 
James Rouse
Network Member Role: 
Program Administrator
Geographic Coverage: 
Regional
Clinics Location: 
California
Founded: 
1985
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Mixed Network (a combination of family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, nursing and/or other specialties)
Mission Statement: 

To facilitate connections between UCSF's academic researchers and community-based clinicians to create mutually beneficial research partnerships. Ultimately, we believe such partnerships can speed the development of practice-based evidence that supports better health care outcomes in our diverse communities.

Current or Past Research Interests: 
Behavioral health
Cancer
Cardiovascular disease including stroke and HTN
Care transitions
Children's health issues
Chronic pain
Comparative effectiveness research on improving health care systems and/or patient experiences
Depression and other mental health disorders
Diabetes (Type 1 or 2)
Health literacy
Infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS, STDs
Medication management
Men's health issues
Obesity, physical activity and / or diet and nutrition
Pulmonary disease/asthma
Tobacco use and smoking cessation
Women's health issues
Current or Past Research Interests Comments: 
Cancer: Screening; Depression and other mental health disorders: Depression; Men's health issues: prostate cancer; Women's health issues: Breast and cervical cancer screening
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
1 500
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
200
Approximate Number of Patients: 
500000