BME/IDS 790 – Introduction to Biomedical Informatics is a course designed to increase the awareness of students to the importance of informatics on health and healthcare. Students will become aware of the breadth and depth of informatics in an exponentially changing world. The objective is to introduce the student to all of the topics and areas in which informatics apply and increase their understanding of how this all fits together.
The culmination of the course is a group project. The first group of students created, “Hammondville” as their project – a video written, directed and produced by students, Nicole Solomon, Yizhe Tang, Sa Cheng, Tong Shen, Prakash Sundar and Nick Giroux.