Advanced postgraduate course in clinical Epidemiology

Humanitas University’s advanced postgraduate course in clinical epidemiology is intended for physicians and researchers in clinical and preclinical areas who wish to learn more about how to plan, carry out and analyse epidemiological investigations.

The Course

Humanitas University’s advanced postgraduate course in “Epidemiology For Clinical Research” aims to promote the application of quantitative methods for translational medicine to the study of clinically relevant research questions. Improving patient care is the heart of the training.

training avanzato in epidemiologia

The course is intended for physicians and researchers in clinical and preclinical areas who wish to learn more about how to plan, carry out and analyse epidemiological investigations.

Professor Elio Riboli, coordinator of the course, will be assisted by a prestigious international faculty.

Learn more at Programme and Teaching Methods.

It is possible to apply within October 26th, 2017 according to the requirements and procedures reported onto the Call for Applications (in Italian language).

 

  • Duration: one year
  • Frequency: 5 weeks over the course of one year, from November 2017 to October 2018
  • Credits (CFU): 35
  • Language: English 
  • Places available: 15, assigned as per a qualifications-based ranking
  • Cost: € 6,000, payable in 2 installments of € 3,000. For professionals of the Humanitas Group, the entire cost will be covered by the company.  

For further information, call +39/ 02.8224.2369 or write to master@hunimed.eu.

Programme

The course is structured in 5 modules, covering the following topics:

  1. Introduction to epidemiological and biostatistical methods; 
  2. Observational studies in clinical epidemiology;
  3. Intervention trials and survival analysis;
  4. Diagnostic and prognostic studies;
  5. Advanced topics in clinical research.

See details of each module in the Course description.

 

Teaching methods

The course will include the following teaching methods: 

  • lectures;
  • computer practicals using Stata statistical package;
  • interactive lessons;
  • audio-visual media, case studies and examples from the literature;
  • development of a project under the supervision of a tutor;  
  • thesis.

Read more about the international faculty. 

 

Admission requirements

This advanced postgraduate course is intended for medical professionals, with priority given to those working at IRCCS Humanitas and the other hospitals of the Humanitas Group.

Applicants must have a master’s degree / medical specialty certificate or foreign qualification equivalent in

  • Biology;
  • Medical, veterinary or pharmaceutical biotechnology;
  • Pharmacy and industrial pharmacy;
  • Medicine and Surgery.

Preference is given to those applicants holding a medical specialty certificate and/or a Ph.D. or equivalent.  

For further information, call +39/ 02.8224.2369 or write to master@hunimed.eu.

Apply for the Clinical Epidemiology course

It is possible to apply online within 26 October 2017, following the procedure described below.

 

1.Registration on MyPORTAL

During the registration phase you will be asked to insert your personal data and at the end you will receive a confirmation email with your username and password to access the system and go on to the following phase.

 

2. Application for the Course in Epidemiology

In order to candidate, access your personal area on MyPortal (click here to login) using the username and password received via mail in the registration phase. Select Registrar’s Office from the menu on your left and click on Admissions test.

To complete your application, attach the .pdf version of the documents listed below (each file must not exceed 2 MB):

  1. Application (Attachment 1) completed, dated and signed;
  2. Curriculum Vitae et Studiorum;
  3. Copy of a valid document of identification
  4. List of scientific publications and attended congresses

The declarations made in the admissions application (Attachment 1) have the same legal value as certifications as per the D.P.R. 445/2000.

Information entered can be modified until the moment of submission of the application.

 

Admission Process

There are 15 places available.

Admission is based on qualifications and possible interview, according to which applicants will be ranked. The ranking will be posted on this page.

The Commission will take into consideration the applicants’ CV, professional experience and proven aptitude for clinical and translational research.  Priority will be given to those working at IRCCS Humanitas and/ or any facility connected to it.

For further information please telephone +39/ 02. 8224.2369 or write to master@hunimed.eu.

Why
Humanitas
University?
An Established Institution

An Established Institution
Humanitas is a renowned healthcare institution that has offered Medical Degrees for well over a decade as a partner of the University of Milan.

An International Career

An International Career
Join our international medical community where classes are taught in English by experienced professors and medical doctors from around the world. Your degree will allow you to work as a MD in the EU and abroad.

Clinical Experience

Clinical Experience
Direct clinical experience is supported by a solid tutoring system and starts in your third year, which gives you considerable practical experience.

Innovative and Active Teaching

Innovative and Active Teaching
Humanitas curriculum is enhanced by a wide variety of active learning methods based on a student-centred approach (Problem-Based Learning, Case method, Concept maps, Simulated patients).

Milano and Italy

Milano and Italy
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Advanced Research and Technology

Advanced Research and Technology
Humanitas can count on state-of-the-art technologies and research experience. A new simulation centre of 1000 sm, designed according to the highest technological standards, will be ready for autumn 2017.

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