coding meets clinicians

Programming for Physicians Essentials

Programming? Computer programming? For physicians and life science scientists? Yes, exactly that!!

You may have followed the Clinical Data Science Essentials course and now you like to move deeper. Or you are interested in computer programming and like to know more. Or you are wondering whether this topic is still relevant now in the era of artificial intelligence. In all those cases, this course will help you further. It will cover the why of computer programming and provide context. For physicians and life science scientists, exactly.

At the end of this course you'll understand more about the essentials of programming and why you would want to learn more about it, and get hands-on skills in building simple scripts using the Python language and Jupyter notebooks (in Google Colab).

After successful course completion you will receive a certificate. The course will take 3 hours.


Dr. Pieter Kubben, MD, PhD (Royal Dutch Medical Association license number 29058752301) is a medical practitioner who has prepared and approved this course material, and will take responsibility for its content. He can be contacted on This course material will work on all regular and mobile operating systems. For technical support, please contact if needed.

Pieter Kubben has received research grants and consultancy fees (both as unrestricted financial support) from Abbott Inc in the past five years. He is the founder and a shareholder of DecisiX BV (Dutch Chamber of Commerce 77744918). NeuroMindTM is a trade name of DecisiX.
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