The Biomedical Informatics program welcomes prospective students interested in our graduate program to learn more about our specialized tracks in clinical informatics, bioinformatics & computational biology, and health information management.
The OHSU Biomedical Informatics Graduate program is preparing the next generation of health and science informatics leaders, led by renowned faculty, cutting-edge research and industry collaboration. The goal of the OHSU Biomedical Informatics Graduate Program is to train individuals for academic, professional, and research careers in the field at the intersection of biomedicine and information technology.
Biomedical informatics is playing a key role in clinical and research areas, and there is great need for both informatics researchers to conceptualize and develop the new applications as we as practitioners implement them. As information technology and computing become more vital to understanding the vast amounts of data that the medical and scientific communities are confronted with, those in all areas of these fields must be prepared to contribute their knowledge, capabilities, research, and understanding.
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Our department has built strong relationships with several key healthcare organizations both regionally and nationally. As an OHSU graduate student, you will have the opportunity to develop real-world skills by working along side researchers and informatics professionals through internships and practicums. In addition to developing career and research skills, the internships and practicums we offer allow our students to build a professional network before they enter the workforce, ensuring a successful career after graduation.
Within the department, the Informatics Discovery Lab (IDL) is building partnerships with major industry players like GE Healthcare, Intel, Siemens Healthcare, and M*Modal, to address the important challenges that are facing healthcare and biomedical research that require a combination of informatics innovation and commercial collaboration as key components.
Our industry collaborations include:
- American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
- American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA)
- The Cleveland Clinic
- Epic Systems
- GE Healthcare
- Impact Advisors
- Kaiser Permanente
- Legacy Health Systems
- Providence Health & Services
- Siemens Healthcare
If you would like more information on our program or to set up a campus visit, please contact Lauren Ludwig.