MIT: Independent Activities Period: IAP

IAP 2013 Activities by Sponsor - Institute for Medical Engineering & Science

Educational Opportunities in Medicine and Human Health

Martha L Gray, Professor of Medical and Electrical Engineering

Jan/09 Wed 01:00PM-03:00PM E25-401, RSVP to Traci Anderson (

Enrollment: Unlimited: No advance sign-up

Join faculty to explore educational opportunities through the new Institute for Medical Engineering and Science (IMES). We offer many options to complement your graduate studies, including hands on training in clinical settings, a certificate program, and formal coursework in biomedical sciences, biomedical engineering, and biomedical enterprise.

This IAP Session will introduce:

A Certificate Program in Graduate Education in Medical Sciences (GEMS) ~ a part-time certificate program to supplement existing MIT PhD curricula. GEMS provides students with the training to translate their basic research to clinical settings. Begins Spring 2013.

Interested candidates should attend this IAP session and pre-register for HST035 Principles and Practice of Human Pathology.

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Elective Coursework ~ IMES offers a wide variety of courses open to the MIT community. This session will include course faculty discussing the following spring courses: HST035 Principles and Practice of Human Pathology; HST212 Biomedical Inventions - Clinical Experience & Selected Success Analysis; HST576
Topics in Neural Signal Processing; HST979 Dynamics of Biomedical Technologies – How to evaluate a clinical need and create a commercial entity.

Pizza and refreshments will be served.

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Sponsor(s): Health Sciences & Technology, Institute for Medical Engineering & Science
Contact: Traci Anderson, E25-518, 617-253-7470,