DBMI Accepting PhD, MA, Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Applications Through Dec. 1
Columbia DBMI, one of the nation’s oldest informatics departments, is currently accepting applications to join the 2024-25 cohort for potential PhD, MA, NLM MA, and NLM Funded Postdoctoral Research Fellowship students. The application deadline for each is Dec. 1, 2023.
Application information (including deadlines, fees, requirements and more) is available online through the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Coordinated PhD program in biomedical sciences on the uptown CUIMC campus. Only electronic applications are accepted. The PhD application consists of applicant information, official transcripts, TOEFL scores (as applicable), three (3) letters of recommendation, and a personal statement. PhD finalists selected for an interview will be notified through the admissions portal by late December. Non-finalists are notified of their status online through the admissions portal by late March.
The application portal will be closed at 11:59PM EST on Dec. 1. We do not offer spring term admission.
PhD Applications: Access the online application here. (Deadline: Dec. 1, 2023)
MA Applications: Access the online application here. (Deadline: Dec. 1, 2023)
NLM MA Applications: Access the online application here. (Deadline: Dec. 1, 2023)
NLM Funded Postdoctoral Research Fellowship: Access the online application here. (Deadline: Dec. 1, 2023)
MD-PhD Application information is available online. To apply for admission to the MD-PhD program, please do not use the online application form listed above.
US Citizen and Permanent Resident applicants for the NLM funded postdoctoral research fellowship apply online through the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences using the same application as our PhD and MA program. There is no separate category for postdoctoral fellowship so applicants must select MA or PhD.
Why Columbia DBMI
Data has transformed the study of medicine, biology, and health. Here at Columbia DBMI, we have been a key part of that revolution. We are one of the oldest biomedical informatics departments in the world, and with the unique ingredients that comprise our program, we offer a truly distinctive experience for students looking to prosper in this field.
Year after year, our graduates go on to successful careers in academia and industry. DBMI students come from diverse backgrounds, including medicine, biology, computer science, mathematics, engineering, and public health. They build on the training they receive in biomedical informatics to become tenured faculty and academic chairs at top-tier institutions as well as leaders in healthcare and pharmaceutical companies and founders of innovative new startups.
From interactions with our renowned faculty to collaborations with fellow students who have a range of expertise, the relationships you forge here will inspire and guide the rest of your career. The breadth and depth of the DBMI experience will provide a solid foundation as you develop state-of-the-art computational tools to address critical challenges facing healthcare and medicine today.