NLM Georgia Biomedical Informatics Course


The Robert B. Greenblatt, M.D. Library, Augusta University hosts the NLM Georgia Biomedical Informatics Course, funded by the National Library of MedicineThe course offers participants a week-long immersive experience in biomedical informatics and provides continuing education to health care professionals interested in the application of computer technologies to medicine. The Georgia course will be held at Brasstown Valley.

Biomedical administrators, faculty and others who can become change agents for their institutions are strongly encouraged to apply. All costs for the course including travel, housing, and per diem are supported by NLM. The application is open to US citizens and US permanent residents.

The course will provide attendees a diverse set of skills and experiences incorporating concepts, theories and building blocks of biomedical informatics; ability to use informatics for solving current health care challenges; application and policies related to computer technologies and information science; hands-on experience during evening workshops; and networking with nationally known bioinformatics educators and thought leaders.

To Prepare Your Application:

  • Describe your short term goals (3-5 years) related to your reasons for wanting to take this course (approx. 300 words.)
  • Summarize your research experience with this course subject (approx. 300 words)
  • State your expectations. Describe what you hope to gain by taking this course (approx. 300 words.)
  • Submit your CV with your application.
  • Please note: Applications must be completed once begun. You will not be able to return to your application to make edits. Deadline to submit your application is December 7, 2015 at 8 AM.
Course Dates: April 3-9, 2016 Sept. 11-17, 2016

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This project has been funded in whole or in part with federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract No. HHSN276201400006.