Professional Skill Development
Category: Professional Skill Development
Created on Wednesday, 12 October 2011 12:55
The Center for Biomedical Informatics of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Temple University announce the development of an educational collaboration with regards to an Informatics Certificate Program. The purpose of the program is to provide CHOP employees with the opportunity to pursue an academic credential, which focuses on informatics.
The certificate program is scheduled to begin during the Spring Semester of 2012 (January 2012).
- The program will be based on a Post-BS Certificate in Health Informatics
- CHOP employees will be able to complete the certificate program by attending classes on CHOP’s campus
- CHOP employees will be eligible to use CHOP’s Employee Tuition Reimbursement Program to help cover tuition costs.
- The program can completed between a 12-15 month time frame
- Classes will typically meet once a week for three hours on a semester basis
- The certificate program consists of 4 tracks
- Health Informatics
-Clinical Health Leader
- Healthcare Data Analytics
- Health Information Privacy and Security
- The Post-BS Certificate requires a total of 12 graduate level credits equal to four courses
- Credits earned towards the certificate can be applied directly to Temple’s existing Master of Science in Health Informatics Program
For more information, contact Mark Diltz, Ed.D., M.B.A., Manager of Informatics Education at 267-426-2775 or