Summer Institutes

July 8-26, 2019

Check out the 50+ short courses offered by the University of Washington Biostatistics Summer Institutes. Sessions are available in Statistical Genetics (SISG), Statistics for Big Data (SISBID), Statistics in Clinical & Epidemiological Research (SISCER), and Statistics and Modeling in Infectious Diseases (SISMID).

Each Wednesday from 12:30-1:15 p.m., the Summer Institutes will offer a professional development session focusing on an equity, diversity and inclusion topic:

Wednesday, July 10 - Update on the Science of Implicit Bias and The Implicit Revolution

Wednesday, July 17 - Striving for Excellence: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)

Wednesday, July 24 - Manifestations of Implicit Bias in Academia: Individual and Organizational Remedies

The featured speaker for these sessions is Janice Sabin, PhD, MSW, Research Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics and Medical Education, University of Washington. Sabin teaches workshops on healthcare disparities and the science of implicit bias. In addition to implicit bias, her research examines pediatricians’ racial bias/discrimination in treatment decisions, provider race and /weight bias; stereotypes toward people with mental illnesses; lesbian women and gay men.

Space is limited and advanced registration is required for each session. See Participant Information section for more information.

2018 Highlights

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Fast Facts 2018

  • 56 short courses in cutting edge ideas and approaches to statistical analysis of biological data 
  • 83 course instructors for 2018 who are leading educators and researchers in their fields 
  • 700 plus participants in 2018 representing:
    • Research labs, health organizations, private industry, non-profit and government agencies
    • Quantitative scientists, biologists, infectious disease researchers, statisticians, geneticists, mathematical modelers, policy makers, anyone involved with biomedical studies including clinical trials and observational studies.
    • 36 countries and 39 states
    • 63 universitites and 91 companies/organizations