The service consists of a Clinical Research Assistant with the support of over 40 Staff Pharmacists in a 24-hour hospital inpatient Pharmacy.
- The service is covered by a member of the IDS during business hours:
6:30 am to 3:00 pm
- After-hour services for the investigationals are provided by pharmacy staff
All members of the pharmacy staff are aware of the studies currently being handled by the pharmacy IDS. The IDS is currently involved with the drug management of over 150 drug studies at SUNY Upstate Medical University. The service interacts closely with hospital physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and various drug sponsors involved with clinical drug trials.