Health Data
Fellows Program

An intensive 7-week program for PhDs and MDs leading to a career in health data science.

In 2012, Insight created a new model for professional education
  • Seven week full-time training fellowship
  • Need-based scholarships available
  • Build real-world health data solutions in a self-directed, collaborative environment
  • Learn from top industry leaders and Insight alumni. No classes, no textbooks.
  • Interview with top companies
Silicon Valley
insight in a nutshell
Week 1
Week 2-4
Week 5-7
  • Open to anyone with a PhD or MD
  • Fellows come from health and non-health backgrounds
  • A mix of expertise on health analytics, machine learning, genomics, biotech
  • Strong motivation to make an impact in healthcare
Health Data Fellows in Boston Office
  • Meet the world's top health analytics and data science industry leaders at every stage of the program
  • Learn about cutting-edge health analytics from heads of data teams at the world's top health care companies
  • Receive hands-on mentorship from Insight alumni working in the health space
  • Learn to solve healthcare problems with real data
  • Interact with over 50 health experts during your 7 week fellowship
Insight Program Director and alum Yan Kou leading discussion
  • 75+ Insight Health Data Science alumni at over 30 companies
  • Fellows interview with top health companies and organizations at the end of the program
  • Insight works with every Fellow until they land their first health/data science role
  • Join an elite data science and health analytics professional network
"Insight gives people a practical path to move into informatics"
Stephen Cleaver
Executive Director Informatics Systems, Novartis

  • Insight alumni are shaping the future of the data science industry
  • Insight Fellows are now working on health data science at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, athenahealth, Biogen, Seven Bridges, The Broad Institute, Humana and dozens of others
  • Stay connected with a diverse alumni network as you advance in your career
  • Engage in the Insight community through technical workshops and social events
Insight works with hiring teams from diverse companies
“A company to provide scientists a smoother pathway into the tech industry”
"Employers are increasingly looking to an elite program called Insight Data Science Fellows Program.”
“The program combines mentoring by data experts from local companies (such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, and LinkedIn) with exposure to actual big data challenges.”
Join the Insight Alumni of
Data Scientists & Engineers
Insight Fellows become leaders in health data science
Adam Jenkins
Associate Director, Global Data Science
Insight Fellow Winter 2015
Jing Tong
Bioinformatics Scientist
Foundation Medicine
Insight Fellow Summer 2015
Péter Kómár
R&D Engineer
Insight Fellow Summer 2015
Sara Gettel
Data Science Lead
Insight Fellow Winter 2015