All investigators must be a credentialed Seattle Children’s provider or collaborate with a credentialed investigator in order to use the PCRC.

Application Process

To use PCRC facilities and resources, complete the PCRC Application. The following documents will also be required:

After submitting the application, you will receive an email confirmation with the date you can expect a response. The PCRC’s turnaround period is ten business days after receipt of an accepted application.

Resources for Study Teams

Study Start-Up Rates

The PCRC study start-up rate is $1,500, with the following exceptions:

Scholars, junior investigators, and K-awardees with no NIH R21/R01 funding $0
Administrative room–only studies; consortium studies; psychometry-only studies $500
CCTR investigators (receive 50% subsidy) $750
Non-CCTR investigators (receive 25% subsidy) $1,125
Industry-sponsored (no subsidies) $1,500

Study Visit Rates

PCRC service rates are determined by the level of complexity for each study visit.

Type Rate
Level 0 – Administrative Studies
Less than 1-hour visit, assigned no risk/very low risk–level studies, no procedures, only registering and rooming
$20
Level 1 – Simple
Brief, less than 1-hour visit, minimum set-up and follow-up
$53*
Level 2 – Standard
1–2-hour visit, intervention or follow-up
$96*
Level 3 – Complex
2–4-hour visit, multiple procedures, more complex set-up, multiple specimen sampling
$128*
Level 4 – Intensive
4–6-hour visit, ongoing support and monitoring, complex specimen handling and processing
$160*
Level 5 – Extensive
6–12-hour visit, intensive PK-PD; frequent, complex sampling schedule; various procedures requiring multiple nurses; includes sleep studies
$213*
Level 6 – Extended
8-12 hour visit, includes extended visits starting after 8 p.m., overnight or sleep studies with PCRC staffing
$500*

* Investigators who are primary members of the Center for Clinical and Translational Research (CCTR) receive a 25% subsidy for levels 1-6.

Other Fees

PCRC staff travel outside organization $25 flat rate
Psychometry services $74.69 per hour

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