Education Links – Other Courses

American College of Rheumatology Professional Meetings and Courses
List of courses offered by the ACR/ARHP.

List of courses offered by the APLAR.

British Society for Rheumatology Courses:
List of courses offered by the BSR.

Continuing Professional Development and Short Courses, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (UK)
The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine has a very good offer of courses in the areas of Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Courses are offered as short courses, taking place in London, or as distant learning courses, through e-learning.

Erasmus Summer Programme 2013 in Rotterdam (NL)
The Erasmus Summer Programme is a comprehensive and intensive array of courses in the areas of epidemiology, statistics and public health. The first week provides introductory and advanced courses, the second week focuses on methodology courses and the third week on advanced courses. It is possible to select specific courses and make your own programme. It will take place in August 12-30, 2013.

Essex Summer School in Social Science Data Analysis, Colchester (UK)
The 46th Essex Summer School takes place between 8 July and 16 August 2013. The Summer School consists of three two-week sessions. Each session offers a variety of courses. Courses usually run for two weeks, infrequent exceptions run for one week only. Courses cover various types of quantitative and qualitative research methods, research design, techniques for data collection and measurement as well as mathematics.

Graduate Summer Session in Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health
The summer program offers instruction in the principles, methods and applications of epidemiology. Curriculum options include one-week and three-week courses. Special evening lectures by guest speakers, and weekly social events complement the classroom sessions. The Summer Session in Epidemiology will take place on July 7-26, 2013

Intensive Course in Applied Epidemiology for Rheumatologists in Aberdeen
This course covers concepts and methods common to all chronic disease epidemiology. At the end of the course, delegates will have a thorough grounding in the principles of study design, the collection and analysis of data in epidemiological studies, and various methodological aspects of epidemiological study including bias, confounding, validity and reliability. Next course 4-8 March 2013.

List of courses offered by the PANLAR.

Stata public training courses Stata is a general-purpose statistical software package created in 1985 by StataCorp. Most of its users work in research, especially in the fields of biomedicine and epidemiology. Stata's capabilities include data management, statistical analysis, graphics, simulations, and custom programming. These are links where in-depth courses taught by StataCorp and also others are provided (including online courses).