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National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) Boot Camp

In light of the rapidly evolving COVID-19 public health crisis, registration for the NINR Artificial Intelligence Boot Camp, which was originally scheduled to open on April 1, will be postponed. Additional information will be shared as it becomes available. Please monitor this site.

NINR Boot Camp is a one-week intensive research training course at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland. Sponsored by the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR), the course is administered by the Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences (FAES).

NINR's 2020 “Artificial Intelligence" Boot Camp will explore the impact that Artificial Intelligence (AI) has in the evolving healthcare environment, and overall efforts to improve the quality of care for patients and families. The goal is to enable attendees to understand basic principles of AI and how clinicians can form strategic alliances with data scientists to carry out research on data-driven intelligent hardware and software approaches to health-related issues. 

The event is FREE. Attendees are required to pay for housing, food, and transportation expenses incurred during program participation.

Course Objectives

  • Describe the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and explore the role of AI to promote health, and to prevent illness.
  • Discuss strategies to build partnerships and collaborations among clinicians and scientists.
  • Explore AI data collection, including ethical, legal, and social implications. 
  • Analyze clinical and translational AI applications that can reach more diverse patient populations and improve the safety, efficacy, and quality of healthcare.

Who Should Attend?
Graduate students, faculty, and clinicians who are citizens or permanent U.S. residents may attend.

Speakers, Faculty, and Staff
The speakers in this course will include nationally known experts from various institutions including the NIH and universities across the United States.