Ready to skill up with data science?
Welcome! Arcus is an initiative of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) Research Institute that links clinical and research data to accelerate science. Arcus Education provides training and guidance to empower the entire CHOP community.
Other ways to get involved
Want to connect with other data learners?
Join a user group or community of practice: CHOP-R, Python User Group, CHOP Analytics Community
Want to learn what the Arcus Data Education Team can do for your lab/group/trainees?
Read a recent featured article
Learn to import tabular data with the readr package.
This post shows how to run a linear regression model in R, and how to interpret the output produced, line by line.
This post will walk you through how adding an interaction term between a continuous and a categorical predictor changes your model, both statistically and in terms of your real-world interpretation of results.
Why has Arcus created a new clinical data source? Find out more about the Arcus Data Respository.
Learn more about Arcus and Arcus Education!
Arcus offers a platform, privacy and data training, a data catalog and archive, and more. Our goal is to position scientists to be at the forefront of emerging research trends, including the incentivization of shared data and code, increased emphasis on rigor and reproducibility, and changing statistical priorities. We want to remove the barriers that keep you from doing the rapid, innovative, data-driven research that will advance your career and your science.
In Arcus Education, our ambition is nothing short of transforming the conduct of science. We believe in supporting every scientist to develop new skills in collaborative, innovative, reproducible, and computational research - we believe that every scientist is already a data scientist!