Mercy San Juan Medical Center Clinical Research

What We Do

As a system, Dignity Health offers more than 1,000 active clinical trials and research protocols to patients in California, Nevada and Arizona.

By creating a nationally-partnered model that offers professional research management services grounded in standardized procedures, policies and IT infrastructures, Dignity Health Research Institute California & Nevada provides research operations support and oversight for all clinical trials offered through Dignity Health California & Nevada hospitals and clinics.  

Dignity Health Research Institute provides centralized research administration infrastructure and support, including contracting, budgeting, financial management, compliance, education and Institutional Review Board (IRB) oversight for all research sites across the organization.

Who We Are

Our investigators are among the nation’s most renowned physicians in their fields and are supported by dedicated clinical staff.

Dignity Health investigators participate in multi-center, national and international clinical research trials, including many National Institutes of Health studies.

Dignity Health Research Institute and our research teams also work in conjunction with highly-regarded academic institutions across the country.

Our Mission

The mission of the Dignity Health Research Institute is to support continued innovation with the goal of finding new ways to provide timely and effective treatment to patients.

At Dignity Health, we believe that every patient deserves an opportunity – an opportunity to pursue a cure, an opportunity to improve their quality of life, an opportunity to improve health care for the generations to come.

To learn more about ongoing clinical trials at Dignity Health and research activity at this facility, please call 916.851.2283 or email [email protected].

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Glossary of Terms

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Informed Consent

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Research Subject Bill of Rights

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Phases of a Clinical Trial

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Questions for Your Doctor

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Understanding Clinical Trials

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