Prospective Students

DBMI is home to an exciting, vibrant, and engaging research community. We foster an environment where collaborations across a wide range of specialties are encouraged, providing lots of opportunity to learn new skills, find unexpected connections, and build novel solutions.

At DBMI, students learn the technical, theoretical, and practical lessons they will need to change medicine for the better. Through our program, you will participate in projects ranging from basic science to clinical and population health. By working with top scientists in the field, you will have the ability to use data to transform what we know about disease and biology and to fundamentally improve how health care is approached and delivered.

Why DBMI

The Department of Biomedical Informatics at Columbia University has been a key part of the big data revolution in the study of biology and its application in healthcare.

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Current Research

Cutting-edge faculty research at the Department of Biomedical Informatics at Columbia University.

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Our Programs

DBMI programs emphasize research and training in the science of information, the engineering of computational techniques, and the application of these techniques to medicine and biology.

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Alumni Stories

Meet some of DBMI's most successful and inspiring alumni.

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How to Apply

Find the information you need to apply to the Department of Biomedical Informatics at Columbia University.

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