University of Pittsburgh
Course Title: 
FOUNDATIONS OF BIOMEDICAL INFORMATICS 1
Credits: 
3
Description: 

This course serves as an introduction to core methods and topics in biomedical informatics using the context of the Learning Health System (LHS). A LHS combines data and information managements, discovery, and application of discoveries to clinical and population health. Discussion of the challenges associated with the construction of a LHS will be used to contextualize and motivate content to be covered in the course (people, data and knowledge, and evaluation).

Prerequisites: 
None
Recitations: 
Two 90-minute sessions each week.
Expected Class Size: 
15
Frequency: 
This course is usually offered in the fall term.

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