UBC Micro-Certificate

Certification statement

The Division of Continuing Professional Development, University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine (UBC CPD) is fully accredited by the Continuing Medical Education Accreditation Committee (CACME) to provide CPD credits for physicians. This activity is an Accredited Self-Assessment Program (Section 3) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by UBC CPD. You may claim a maximum of 75 hours (credits are automatically calculated). This one-credit-per-hour Assessment program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by UBC CPD for up to 75 Mainpro+® credits. Each physician should claim only those credits accrued through participation in the activity.

SAP ID: 00016410

CFPC Session ID: 202500-001

Data analytics is a growth area within the health sector. Health systems worldwide are investing in data analytics infrastructure to enable service delivery improvements and increase efficiencies. Capitalizing on the potential of these innovations will require raising the level of data literacy and analytic capabilities of the health sector labour force.

The UBC Micro-certificate in Health Data Analytics: Opportunities and Applications is a part-time technical program developed by the UBC Department of Medicine and UBC Data Science Institute, in consultation with health sector leaders from government, academia and industry. It provides learners with career development and upskilling opportunities to fill the data literacy gap in our evolving data-driven health sector.

Blending foundational data analytics proficiency with health system context and data, this program will enable advancement or transition into a health data science role for professionals with a background in health care.

This micro-certificate was designed to complement existing knowledge of local health care systems and operations. By incorporating best practices and industry standards, the program equips learners with the analytics capabilities and tools needed to harness the power of data, and the confidence to start applying data analytics in their day-to-day work.

  • Format: 100% online and instructor supported with real-time sessions
  • Duration: Three courses of five weeks each, approximately 90 hours total
  • Cost: $950 per course, $2,850 for the program

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