Pediatric Clinical Research Center
Using the PCRC
All investigators must be a credentialed Seattle Children’s provider or collaborate with a credentialed investigator in order to use the PCRC.
To use PCRC facilities and resources, complete the PCRC application. The following documents will also be required:
- Final Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval
- Study protocol
- Request for PCRC Psychometry Services (DOCX) (if applicable)
After submitting the application, you will receive an email confirmation with the date you can expect a response.
Resources for Study Teams
- PCRC Appointment Request Form
- PCRC Parent Participant Registration Form
- Psychometry Services Research Requisition (DOC)
- Study Category Guide (PDF)
- PCRC PIM Flow Chart (PDF)
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.
|Level 0 – Administrative Studies
Less than 1-hour visit, assigned no risk/very low risk–level studies, no procedures, only registering and rooming
|Level 1 – Simple
Brief, less than 1-hour visit, minimum set-up and follow-up
|Level 2 – Standard
1–2-hour visit, intervention or follow-up
|Level 3 – Complex
2–4-hour visit, multiple procedures, more complex set-up, multiple specimen sampling
|Level 4 – Intensive
4–6-hour visit, ongoing support and monitoring, complex specimen handling and processing
|Level 5 – Extensive
6–12-hour visit, intensive PK-PD; frequent, complex sampling schedule; various procedures requiring multiple nurses; includes sleep studies
|Level 6 – Extended
8-12 hour visit, includes extended visits starting after 8 p.m., overnight or sleep studies with PCRC staffing
* Investigators who are primary members of the Center for Clinical and Translational Research (CCTR) receive a 25% subsidy for non-industry trials.
|PCRC staff travel outside organization||$25 flat rate|
|Psychometry services||$74.69 per hour|
Questions? Send us an email.