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NINR Methodologies Boot Camp

Boot Camp 2021

Course Overview

The 2021 Boot Camp will explore the impact that Artificial Intelligence (AI) has in the evolving healthcare environment to improve the care of all patients and families in an equitable way. The goal is to showcase how AI can improve outcomes and how to avoid unintended consequences that increase disparities.

This year’s Boot Camp will consist of three sessions scheduled for:

  • Monday, September 13 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. (ET)
  • Monday, September 20 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. (ET) 
  • Monday, September 27 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. (ET)


*No application is needed to register. Registering will sign you up for all three sessions. You will receive the meeting link to Session I with meeting links for Sessions II and III to follow. Registration closes when full or by August 25 at 5:00 p.m. (ET).

Course Objectives

  • Describe the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and explore the role of AI to promote health, and to prevent illness.
  • Discuss strategies to build partnerships and collaborations among clinicians and scientists.
  • Better understand the potential for AI to reduce disparities and describe pitfalls and identify strategies to detect and prevent bias in health-related algorithms. 
  • Analyze prevention, clinical and translational AI applications to enhance quality of programs, policies and care to reduce health disparities and increase health equity.

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Who Should Attend?

Graduate students, faculty, and clinicians who are citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. should attend.

Speakers, Faculty, and Staff

Speakers will include nationally and internationally known experts from NIH and academic institutions across the United States.

Format and Cost

The course will be online only and is provided by the NINR at no cost. A link to the livestream will be posted when registration closes. All sessions will be recorded and posted to the NINR YouTube channel at the conclusion.

Contact Information

For questions on the NINR Boot Camp, please contact:

Pamela Tamez, PhD
Training Director 
NINR Division of Intramural Research


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