A new master’s degree program at the Stanford School of Medicine is designed to provide professionals in medicine, information technology and related fields with business and digital expertise to improve the quality and lower the costs of health care.
The first class of students in the Master of Science in Clinical Informatics Management program, or MCiM, will begin their studies in June 2021. They will learn core business and technology skills and explore the operational, clinical and ethical implications of digital innovations in the health care setting.
“With its innovative curriculum and format, MCiM will provide students with the skills, knowledge and insights to bring together technology and the clinical enterprise in entirely new ways,” said Lloyd Minor, MD, dean of the School of Medicine. “COVID-19 has highlighted the need for diverse digital applications in health care, so the launch of this program could not be timelier.”
The one-year program