Patient Resources

A-Z Listing

Columbia University Medical Center has more than 240 departments, institutes, laboratories, and offices. The quickest way to find them may be alphabetically. Click here to give it a try.

Studies Seeking Patients: Clinical Trials Office


The mission of the Clinical Trials Office is to facilitate and enhance the timely execution of quality clinical research at CUMC by providing support services to investigators in connection with federal and foundation grants, industry-supported clinical trials, and internally developed investigator-initiated trials. The CTO supports the effective, efficient, and reliable evaluation of new pharmaceuticals and medical devices in collaboration with sponsored organizations.

The CTO offers training and education  to keep investigators and their research staffs abreast of current trends in the conduct of clinical trials, with the goal of providing the relevant knowledge and skills that individuals need to conduct compliant and efficient clinical trials.

Phone: 212-305-3360

Privacy (HIPAA)


The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) provides comprehensive guidance for patients, including their privacy rights concerning the use or disclosure of their medical information.

Neighborhood Information and Directions

Columbia University Medical Center is located in Upper Manhattan, on and around West 168th Street. Click here to find out more about our neighborhood and how to get to it from yours.