Northwestern University provides a growing variety of educational opportunities.
Northwestern University's Master of Science in Medical Informatics program gives individuals with information technology backgrounds and clinically trained health professionals the knowledge and experience needed to apply their talents to careers in information services organizations within hospitals, health systems, academic environments, and the health systems and equipment industry.
The Walter S. and Lucienne Driskill Graduate Training Program (DGP) in Life Sciences provides opportunities for students interested in bioinformatics. A dedicated track within the DGP for Biomedical Informatics will begin accepting students in Fall 2012. Check back for more information soon.
Research projects are ongoing in many different areas of Biomedical and Health Informatics.
The Northwestern University Biomedical Informatics Center (NUBIC) Projects page provides an overview of projects in that group.
The Chicago Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center is helping clinicians move to Electronic Health Records.
The PROMIS project is developing tools to measure patient reported outcomes.
The Patient Study Calendar is a caBIG project to develop an open source application to manage patients on clinical trials.
Strategic Healthcare IT Advanced Research Projects on Security (SHARPS) is a multi-institutional and multidisciplinary research project aimed at reducing security and privacy barriers to the effective use of health information technology.
Informatics Groups at Northwestern
- Division of Health and Biomedical Informatics
- The Department of Medical Social Sciences
- Department of Radiology, Imaging Informatics
- NU Transplant Outcomes Research Center, Health Informatics workgroup
- Center For Behavior Intervention Technologies
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