The Center for Biostatistics at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS) reflects the Institutional commitment to advancing interdisciplinary translational and patient-oriented research by providing state-of-the-art statistical support to investigators.
The Center’s mission is to promote excellence in all aspects of clinical research by using highly innovative statistical methodologies to support all phases of the planning, implementation, conduct and analysis of clinical studies. The Center also offers outstanding teaching and training for individuals who want to pursue a career in biostatistics or clinical research.
The Center for Biostatistics is the academic home for the ISMMS biostatisticians, and provides a structure to support the professional growth of its members and to foster mutually rewarding collaborative relationships with colleagues.
The Center has established collaborations that stimulate translational and clinical research across the School. The Center developed biostatistics cores to support the statistical needs of departments and institutes, and to assist in the development of research agendas. Cores include junior and senior faculty members and master's level statisticians at varying levels of effort as dictated by specific departmental needs. The goals of the biostatistics cores are to promote collegial interactions, facilitate strong academic relationships, initiate long-term thematic collaborations, and give biostatisticians the opportunity to develop new methodologies in specific clinical areas.
The Center for Biostatistics works in close collaboration with the Department of Population Health Science and Policy, the Institute of Translational Epidemiology, the Cardiovascular Institute, the Institute for Global Health, and the Institute for Health Care Delivery Science.
Statistical Consultation Resources
In close collaboration with the Mount Sinai Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA), the Center for Biostatistics offers a fee-for-service statistical consultation service. The Statistical Consultation Service is a flexible, comprehensive and accessible resource aimed at providing and facilitating long-term collaborative and short-term consultative advice in study design and biostatistics, from the planning stages through interpretation and dissemination of study results. Consultations cost $125 per hour.
To request a Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Research Design (BERD) statistics consultation, please complete a Request for Service form online, and in the Service Area field, select "BERD".
For more information about BERD, please contact Yvette Hutson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stat-Chat is a walk-in consultation service meant to resolve easy problems and answer quick questions regarding data analysis, study design, model interpretation, etc. All faculty, fellows, residents, staff, and medical students are welcome to use this resource for quick statistics-related questions. Stat-Chat is offered once per week with two statisticians available for an hour on a first-come first-served basis. Given the open environment in which Stat-Chat consultations take place, the service has become a hub for investigators to learn about each other’s research and to share problems and solutions.
Our educational programs include those for degrees, courses, and summer learning.