Columbia Summer Research Institute (CSRI)

The Columbia Summer Research Institute (CSRI) offers promising junior investigators the opportunity to gain fundamental skills in research design and statistical analysis for patient-oriented research in an intensive summer format. In an immersive five-week period, participants will learn and apply the theory and methods behind the design and conduct of clinical research studies, covering core knowledge in epidemiology and biostatistics, as well as more specialized study of randomized trial design, health disparities research, decision analysis, and cost-effectiveness analysis. Through the CSRI, talented post-doctoral fellows and junior faculty from clinical and translational disciplines will earn academic course credit in a summer format convenient for working professionals, while experiencing the quality and rigor that characterize graduate training at Columbia University. Program graduates will gain basic skills in designing effective clinical and translational research studies, and will significantly enhance their competitive edge in the pursuit of independent grant funding.

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Bootcamp Curriculum

Gain fundamental skills in research design and statistical analysis for clinical and translational research in an intensive summer format.

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Certification and Degree Programs

Enhance your competitive edge by earning a Columbia University credential. CSRI is the foundation of several academic programs.

Certification and Degree Programs

Applications to CSRI 2024 are open

Application deadline is April 15

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