Summer Institute 2017

 6th Annual  Summer Institute of Advanced Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine

in collaboration with Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health


Apply Now: International (English) / Israeli (Hebrew) 


The Summer Institute of Advanced Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine offers a variety of intensive courses for graduate students (MPH, MSc Epidemiology, PhD and MD candidates), qualified undergraduate students, clinicians, health care executives, researchers, policy makers, and those with special interest in epidemiology and preventive medicine -- from Israel and abroad. The courses are taught in English by world-renowned faculty from Johns Hopkins University (JHU), Tel Aviv University (TAU), Harvard University (HU), University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), Northwestern University (NU), University of British Columbia (UBC), World Health Organization (WHO), United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and other academic and research institutions.

Course Schedule



July 2 – July 6

Time Course Name Course Instructors Prerequisites Credits
14:00 - 18:00 Healthcare Quality: Patient Centered Care and Patient Experience *

R. Rozenblum (HU)

E. Zimlichman (TAU)

A. Ekka Zohar (MoH, Israel)



* The course will be conducted in Hebrew. The exam will take place on Friday, July 7th.



July 9 – July 13

Time Course Name Course Instructors Prerequisites Credits
08:30 - 13:00 Selected Topics in Environmental and Occupational Health **

N. Murgia (UoP)

E. Fireman (TAU)

V. Shalev (TAU)

R. Korenstein (TAU)

T. Berman (MoH, Israel)

I. Morag (SCEDA)

None 2
08:30 - 13:00 Nutrition and Public Health **

S. Eilat-Adar (TAU)

E. Berry (HUJI)

R. Goldsmith (TAU)

L. Sasson (NYU)

I. Henkel (UP)

H. Rawel (UP)

None 2
08:30 - 14:00 Bayesian Methods in Clinical Research **  E. Lesaffre (UL) Familiarity with R and regression models 2
14:00 - 18:30 Medical Writing **

P. Greenland (NU)

Research experience is highly recommended


** The exam will take place on Friday, July 14. 


  • HU - Harvard University, Massachusetts, USA
  • HUJI - Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
  • NU - Northwestern University, Illinois, USA
  • NYU- New York University, USA
  • SCEDA - Shenkar College of Engineering, Design and Art, Israel
  • TAU - Tel-Aviv University, Israel
  • UL- University of Leuven, Belgium
  • UoP- University of Perugia, Italy
  • UP- Potsdam University, Germany
  • WHO - World Health Organization


Program Information

Applications are welcomed from: Students in public health/medicine track (graduate and qualified undergraduate), clinicians, health care executives, researchers, policy makers, and those with special interest in epidemiology and preventive medicine.


English (International): Application Process and Deadline & Fees

Hebrew (Israeli): Registration Forms

Course Length:

One week (26 hours)
Class: Sun-Thur & Final Exam: Friday


Each course is worth 2 academic credits / 4 ECTS, unless indicated otherwise. Courses may be taken credit or no-credit.

Housing: On-campus housing is not available.
Previous Summers: Click here for information about previous summers (course syllabi, photos, and more).


Deadlines & Fees 

Application Deadline:

June 1, 2017 (Rolling admissions)

Application Fee:

$60 non-refundable

Course Tuition:

One Course: $900 | Two Courses: $1,700

Three Courses: $2,500 | Four Courses: $3,300

Confirmation Fee:

$500 by June 8, 2017
Accepted applicants must submit a Confirmation Fee in order to secure a place within the course.

Tuition Deadline:

June 15, 2017


Contact Information

International: Ms Saritte Perlman  | +972-(0)3-640-7796 
Israeli: Mr. Michael Brik | | 03-640-8572 | Hebrew Website

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