Education and Training

The BMI-CE core provides clinical and translational research training opportunities to clinicians, faculty members, students, and staff in an effort to further educate and enhance CTR leadership in the Midwest.

Seminars and Workshops

Please check back at a later time for future seminars. We have multiple events scheduled for early 2020. 

To view our past seminars and workshops please visit the CTR Seminar Series page.

Graduate Education

Peter Kiewit Institute, UNO

Interested in pursuing educational opportunities in medical informatics? Along with the University of Nebraska Omaha, UNMC offers MS and PhD programs in Biomedical Informatics. This complex, multidisciplinary program integrates information technology, computer science, and decision support systems with clinical science, biological science, and public health.


To learn more about the BMI educational opportunities at UNMC, please contact program director Jim McClay, MD, or visit the UNMC Graduate Program homepage.

To learn more about the BMI educational opportunities at UNO, please contact program director Ann Fruhling, PhD, or visit the UNO Biomedical Informatics and Bioinformatics program.


To learn more about the Bioinformatics offerings at USD, please visit the USD Bioinformatics and Computation homepage.


Typical course offerings include:

  • BMI 8005 – Medical Science for Non-Medical Professionals
  • BMI 8010 – Introduction to Computational Techniques
  • BMI 8020 – Advanced Course in Bioinformatics
  • BMI 8080 – Seminar in Biomedical Informatics
  • BMI 8100 – Introduction to Biomedical Informatics
  • BMI 8300 – Public Health Genomics
  • BMI 8505 – Advanced Bioinformatics Programming
  • BMI 8850 – Biomedicine for the Nonmedical Professional
  • BMI 8866 – Bioinformatics Algorithms
  • BMI 8896 – Genetic Sequence Analysis
  • BMI 8900 – Independent Research in Biomedical Informatics
  • BMI 8910 – Internship
  • BMI 8970 – Independent Study in Bioinformatics
  • BMI 8990 – Thesis in Biomedical Informatics
  • BMI 9050 – Advanced Algorithmic Graph Theory
  • BMI 9200 – Advances in Biomedical Technology
  • BMI 9300 – Public Health Genomics
  • BMI 9900 – Advanced Research in Biomedical Informatics
  • BMI 9980 – Independent Research in Biomedical Informatics
  • BMI 9990 – Dissertation

Educational Resources

American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) – The American Medical Informatics Association connects informatics professionals and students through education, meetings, research programs and policy. For over 35 years AMIA has worked to transform health care through knowledge and collaboration between research, consumers and public health.


Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology – Information technology news.


Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA) – JAMIA, the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, is a peer-reviewed journal focused on health and biomedical informatics. JAMIA covers all activities of informatics such as clinical research, public and consumer health, informatics policy, implementation science and translational science. JAMIA includes articles on informatics research and advances in biomedical science as well as case reports and perspectives.


Journal of Health & Medical Informatics
The Journal of Health & Medical Informatics focuses on cognitive information processing as well as decision making related to the analysis of health and medical knowledge.


International Conference on Health Informatics
The International Conference on Health Informatics is for researchers and practitioners who have an interest in applying information and communication technologies in healthcare. Topics covered include issues health informatics pros need to address. They include certification, privacy issues, specialized programming languages, graphical interfaces and intelligent decision support systems.


International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA) – IMIA is a bridge between organizations working in health informatics and biomedical informatics. IMIA offers leadership and expert guidance to associations and policy makers as a way to improve healthcare.

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