Report an Animal Welfare Concern

All animal welfare concerns are taken seriously by the UCSF IACUC and they have approved the following instructions and procedures for reporting and following up on all animal care and use concerns. Anonymous reports are acceptable and all are investigated. The identity of anyone making an anonymous report will be held in strict confidence.

Contact directly or complete a Animal Care and Use Concern Reporting Form

IACUC Office & Chair

Phone: 415-476-2197; Fax: 415-502-7991

Email: [email protected]


LARC On-Call Veterinarian/Attending Veterinarian

Phone: 415-502-8687


UCSF Whistleblower Program

University-wide confidential reporting hotline: 1-800-403-4744

Online: University-wide confidential website,


For more instuctions on reporting a concern: Animal Care and Use Reporting Instructions Poster