Professional Development

Below is a list of conference and workshop opportunities for students wishing to further develop their skills, network, and engage in the scientific community beyond the department.

Additional professional development resources are compiled by the Clinical and Translational Science Institute and the Graduate School.

Spring 2020

PHHP Research Day

PHHP Research Committee members pose with the abstract winners of PHHP Research Day 2020.


Summer Institute in Statistics for Clinical & Epidemiological Research


SISCER offers introductory and advanced short courses in methods for clinical research. Participants will find learning opportunities for clinical trials, biomarkers, observational data, and precision medicine.

Summer Institute in Statistics for Big Data


SISBID is designed to introduce biologists, quantitative scientists, and statisticians to modern statistical techniques for the analysis of biological big data.

Professional Organizations