We invite you to join us at the inaugural Data Science & Health 2020 Continuing Professional Development course on November 3, 2020.
This event is MOC1/Mainpro+ accredited and will be the first of a series of annual conferences on this topic. We are excited to launch this new forum, designed to address the needs of health care providers to help improve their understanding of current data science concepts in health care research, and how to optimally integrate data science and digital health into the delivery of care. Check out our event program for more details.
The Data Science & Health CPD course will be delivered in three parts:
All supporting lectures will be delivered through the online learning platform, Canvas, to allow self-paced learning and self-evaluation, as well as ongoing access to resources, discussion boards, and a community of learners. Participants will have 1-year access to course content and online presentations from leading UBC data scientists and health researchers beginning in October 2020.
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CANVAS ONLINE LEARNING
Data Science: What is it?
- Introduction and broad overview, terminology, impact, and applications in health research and clinical care.
- Artificial Intelligence
- Machine Learning
- Deep Learning
- Natural Language/Signal/Image Processing
Data Science: How do you do it?
- Basics of Statistics
- Basics of Programming
- Orientation to R and Python
- Data strictures
- Flow control
- Program design relevant to data exploration and analysis
- Algorithms and Data Structures
- How to choose appropriate approaches to solve data science problems
- Accessing Computing Resources:
- Compute Canada, UBC ARC Sockeye, UBC Cloud Innovation Centre
Data Science: How do you speak the language?
- Learn how data scientists:
- Present and interpret data science findings
- Write, speak, and think, so you can build effective collaborations
Data Science: How do you use it in health research?
- Cardiac echo and Artificial Intelligence
- MS, MRI, and Deep Learning
- Emergency Medicine and Digital Health
- Personalized Oncogenomics
To maximize the opportunities for interaction we have focused our live Zoom event on two keynote presentations, panel discussions with experts, and opportunities for participants to ask questions. The event will take place on November 03, 2020, 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm via Zoom.
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ZOOM ONLINE CONFERENCE
Dr. Anita Palepu, Head, Department of Medicine, UBC
Dr. Douglas Kingsford, Chief Medical Informatics Officer, BC Ministry of Health
Dr. Helia Mohammedi, Chief Data Scientist, Canadian National Healthcare, Microsoft
“Data Science: How do you do it?”
Dr. Ehsan Karim, Professor and Data Scientist, School of Population and Public Health, UBC
Dr. Firas Moosvi, Professor, Master of Data Science, UBC
Dr. Raymond Ng, Director of Data Science Institute/Founder Master of Data Science
Dr. Tiffany Timbers, Professor, Master of Data Science, UBC
“Data Science: How do you apply it in health research?”
Dr. Thalia Field, Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, UBC
Dr. Kendall Ho, Department of Emergency Medicine, UBC
Dr. Marco Marra, Department of Medical Genetics, UBC
Dr. Roger Tam, Department of Radiology, UBC
Dr. Teresa Tsang, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, UBC
“Data science in health research and innovation”
Dr. Rich Lester, CEO, WelTel
Dr. Evgeni Loukipoudis, CTO, BC Digital Supercluster
Dr. Tibor van Rooij, BCCH Digital Innovation Scientist
Dr. Maryam Sadeghi, CEO, Medoptima
“Data science in health care management and delivery”
Dr. Giane Gutiw, VP Analytics, AI and Machine Learning, CGI
Dr. Aline Talhouk, Director of Data Science and Informatics, OVCARE
Dr. Kim McGrail, Scientific Director, PopDataBC
To build momentum in our community, and help the transition from learning about data science to doing data science, we have partnered with the Faculty of Applied Science to develop an ongoing workshop series focused on building collaborative research partnerships between clinicians and data scientists. Partner with engineers to apply what you’ve learned and move your data science project forward.
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- Register for the November 2020 Data Science and Health Workshop Series
November 2020– Engineering Perspectives:
Meet engineers and learn how data science, artificial intelligence, and machine learning have been used to develop solutions in the health care sphere.
December 2020 – Clinical Perspectives:
Share the clinical challenges you face and get insight into potential data science solutions from a team of engineers focused on health applications.
January 2020-21 – Monthly Workshops:
Clinicians will be matched with engineers to develop data science solutions to health care challenges. Monthly meetings with mentors and peers will help keep projects on track, enable knowledge sharing, and build collaborative links between our health care and engineering communities.
SCIENTIFIC PLANNING COMMITTEE
- Thalia Field, MD, MHSc, FRCPC
Associate Professor, Division of Neurology, UBC Department of Medicine
- Kendall Ho, MD, FRCPC
Professor, UBC Department of Emergency Medicine
- Marianne Ho-Asjoe, MD, CCFP
- Rich Lester, MD, FRCPC
Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, UBC Department of Medicine
- Anita Palepu, MD, MPH, FRCPC, MACP
Head, UBC Department of Medicine; Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine, UBC Department of Medicine
- Tricia Tang, PhD, RPsych
Director, Experimental Medicine Graduate Program; Associate Professor, Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism, UBC Department of Medicine
- Teresa Tsang, MD, FRCPC, FACC, FASE
Associate Head, Research, UBC Department of Medicine; Professor, Division of Cardiology, UBC Department of Medicine
The University of British Columbia Division of Continuing Professional Development (UBC CPD) is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME) to provide study credits for continuing medical education for physicians. This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and has been approved by UBC CPD for up to 7.5 MOC Section 1 Group Learning credits. This program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by UBC CPD for up to 7.5 Mainpro+ Group Learning credits. Each physician should claim only those credits accrued through participation in the activity.
The Data Science & Health CPD Course is free to residents and trainees!
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