Vision and Mission

The Center for Biomedical and Population Health Informatics pursues a three-part mission of research, training, and services.

Our research focuses on preventing disease at individual, population, and global health levels. We develop informatics solutions that improve access to heterogeneous biomedical data streams and catalyze data science. Our efforts promote personalized health informatics driven by social determinants of health and individualized patient profiles. We use big data to support pioneering models of healthcare delivery and monitor healthcare quality.

Training in the Center promotes informatics literacy, facilitates faculty development, and educates future biomedical informatics leaders. Our graduates pursue careers in academia, industry, and government.

Services provided by the Center comprise practical informatics tools that catalyze use of secondary data for knowledge discovery and predictive analytics. We translate these discoveries into routine clinical practice in the context of a learning healthcare system.

Our Mission:

  • Provide a successful, sustainable academic home for biomedical informatics faculty
  • Capitalize on existing excellence in clinical practice and research
  • Use comprehensive multidisciplinary expertise and experience of Mount Sinai faculty
  • Coordinate program development with the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, The Tisch Cancer Institute, and the Clinical Translational Science Award Program.