Clinical Science Data Fellowships

BDS offers full-time one-year post-doctoral training fellowships for PhDs and MDs to bridge the gap between data science and clinical medicine.

Program Summary

A full-time one-year post-doctoral training fellowship (with possibility of a one-year extension) for PhDs and MDs to bridge the gap between data science and clinical medicine. Fellows will receive full salary support from the program. The focus of the program is to immerse fellows in interdisciplinary research and clinical workflows so they can learn, build and deploy real-world health data solutions. The fellowship will be self-directed and project-based, with top researchers and clinician mentors.

Program Details

Application Process

We invite eligible applicants to submit a single-page letter of intent, a CV, and citizenship/residency/visa status to Helio Costa ( by October 31. A selected group of applicants will be invited to prepare a more detailed application and interview with faculty members in mid-December. The fellowship will begin at the start of the following academic year (September) and run through August.

Current Fellows (2019-20)

Roozbeh Dehghannasiri, PhD

Clinical Data Science Interests: Bioinformatics, Statistical Learning, High-Dimensional Data Analysis, and Cancer System Biology

Rohan Joshi, MD/PhD

Clinical Data Science Interests: Clinical genomics, machine learning for multimodal medical data, and causal inference

Laura Symul, PhD

Clinical Data Science Interests: Digital Medicine, Menstrual Health, multivariable time-series analysis, and biological modeling

Past Fellows