What is EPIC? EPIC offers condensed summer courses on a wide range of epidemiological topics for anyone interested in public health. The department Columbia's Department of Epidemiology is committed to improving global health through research, education, and action. The school The Mailman School of Public Health is recognized as a thought leader addressing critical public health issues. The university Columbia is one of the top academic and research institutions in the world, conducting pathbreaking research in medicine, science, the arts, and more. The city NYC is home to an enormous array of activities ranging from commerce, finance, media, culture, art, food, fashion, research, and entertainment. Courses Browse our summer 2017 course offerings. FAQ Find the answers to frequently asked questions related to the EPIC program. Scholarships EPIC is able to offer a limited number of full scholarships for selected courses. Around NYC There are innumerable things to see and do during your time in New York City. Explore NYC’s museums, restaurants, and more.