2nd ANNUAL ADMINISTRATIVE RETREAT

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

Objectives for the Retreat:

  • To present 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

  • To provide an overview of career tracks for faculty and staff biostatisticians

TIME TOPIC PRESENTER
8:30AM
8:35AM
Welcome
Introduction and Overview
Linda Stewart
8:35AM
9:15AM
Department goals, mission, vision
Goals2008
Frank Harrell
9:15AM
9:45AM
Division goals, mission, vision Yu Shyr
9:45AM
10:00AM
Break  
10:00AM
10:30AM
Overview and discussion of Department and Division administrative responsibilities
All
10:30AM
11:00AM
Biostatistics 101 for the layperson
Describe role and explain Sweave, Latex, RedHat, R vs SAS or other stat package, advantages of Linux and OpenOffice, etc.
Biostatistics - what is this?
Bryan Shepherd
11:00AM
11:30AM
Career track for staff biostatisticians Robert Greevy
12:00PM
1:00PM
Lunch - Adjourn after lunch All Participants
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