About NaRCAD


Our Mission: To promote the use of evidence based medicine and improve patient health outcomes by supporting the  establishment and growth of academic detailing programs by: -Providing training and support to health care organizations to establish effective academic detailing programs; -Working with partner organizations to develop academic detailing program templates which can be adopted by others; -Sustaining a […]

Our Services


Needs Assessment: We work with each program to perform a needs assessment to identify resources required to implement an academic detailing program.  We also work with available data to determine areas of greatest potential clinical practice improvement. Learn more Program Planning and Implementation Support: NaRCAD provides advice and identifies options for the mechanics of program implementation.  […]


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NaRCAD on the Road: Training the San Francisco Department of Public Health in Academic Detailing Techniques by NaRCAD Staff, January 29th, 2015: NaRCAD spent January 12th and 13th, 2015 with the enthusiastic and talented public health professionals of the San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH), teaching them… Supporting Academic Detailing Programs After Pharmageddon by Jerry Avorn, NaRCAD Co-Director, […]