Thursday, 18 July 2019 8:30 ~ 17:30

    @ NUS MD1 - Tahir Foundation Building

  • Workshop 1:

    Big Data 101 for Clinicians -

    A One Day Workshop on EHR Analysis Using Big Data Tools

    (Max 40 pax)


    Date: Thursday, 18 July 2019

    Time: 8:30 ~ 17:30

    Venue: NUS MD1 - Tahir Foundation Building

    Cost: Public - SGD 200 / Student - SGD 50 (Refundable)


    Stephanie Ko Qianwen (NUHS), Dave Pilcher (ANZICS), Tom Pollard (MIT), Calvin Chiew (NUHS), Ian Matthews (NUHS)

    Interested in learning how to answer research questions using electronic health record data, but not sure how to start? Or interested in participating in the Datathon but worried you have no experience? Join this workshop to learn some useful tools and get yourself prepared!


    Target Learners:

    • Clinicians of any background: doctors (of any grade), nurses, pharmacists etc;
    • No background in data analytics, coding or programming;
    • Interested in working with electronic health record data and health services research;
    • Able to commit to attending the workshop for the entire day; and
    • Are participating in the Datathon (practical application of workshop content).

    Learners at this workshop will:

    • Be introduced to the conceptual framework of collaborative data science, through conducting a real analysis of electronic health records on your own laptop;
    • Learn basics in ‘SQL’ and ‘R’ to manipulate and analyse data, with a focus on conceptual understanding rather than coding proficiency; and
    • Develop and use effective collaborative team skills needed for successful participation at the Datathon and subsequent data science projects.

    For questions about this workshop, contact stephanie_ko@nuhs.edu.sg.

    Workshop 2 : TBC