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March 4, 2015

Early-Career Scientists and Clinicians – Would you like to better navigate the clinical practice-research divide in the world of Big Data?

By Elizabeth Zimmermann

Apply for a NIH-funded week-long “Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K)” fellowship and bridge the gap

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Within “Big Data,” there’s a multidimensional data goldmine just waiting for collaborative research teams to enter and extract information that can change the world of health care. Many face the challenge and wonder how they can use that data to improve health and health care delivery.

If you’re looking for direction, the Big Data Coursework for Computational Medicine (BDC4CM) week can provide the GPS coordinates to get you there. Course will include in-depth lectures, case studies and hands-on training from renowned, multidisciplinary faculty.


When: July 13-18, 2015
Where: Rochester, Minnesota
Apply now.  The application deadline has been extended to March 31, 2015.

Fellowships include registration, housing, and some meals. Travel arrangements are the responsibility of individual attendees.

Co-hosted by Mayo Clinic and the University of Minnesota.


Tags: big data, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Events

Only 11 days left to apply. It’s easy, but don’t wait until the last minute, because you need a referral letter. Superb faculty, only 20 competitive slots for this deep dive into big data.


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