Friday, April 4, 2008, 8:30AM - 1:00PM, 2525 West End Avenue, Suite 802

Objectives for the Retreat:

  • To present the Vision 2008 and Beyond for the Department of Biostatistics

  • To educate and inform Admin Team members on the realities of what "being a biostatistician" really means

8:30AM-8:45AM Welcome
Introduction and Overview
Linda Stewart
8:45AM-9:15AM Department goals, mission, vision
Frank Harrell
9:15AM-9:45AM Division goals, mission, vision Yu Shyr
9:45AM-10:00AM Break  
10:00AM-10:30AM Discussion: Reporting procedures (i.e., sick, vacation, etc. All
10:30AM-11:30AM Biostatistics 101 for the "normal people"
* Describe role and explain Sweave, Latex, RedHat, etc. in "lay terms"
* Biostatistics - what is this? layterms
Biostat faculty member
12:00PM-1:00PM Lunch - Adjourn after lunch All Participants
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