PhD in Biomedical and Health Informatics, University of Illinois at Chicago

The PhD in Biomedical and Health Informatics (BHI) program at UIC prepares future academicians and health care industry leaders to advance the discovery and application of new ideas that enable complex decision-making and promote the introduction of health information technology. Today's decision-making is increasingly driven by data and collaborative practice, while health information technology is simultaneously productive and disruptive.

This program is structured to be delivered face-to-face, full-time, using an extensive mentorship model. It is contemporary in terms of technology-based learning, with a small number of courses delivered online or in a blended model.

By design, this PhD:

Program Objectives

Forward-Looking Curriculum

The multicollege faculty designed the coursework and emphasis tracks to reflect the AMIA biomedical informatics core competencies published in 2012.

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