Downloading the MIMIC-III database


Once your application to access MIMIC has been approved, you will be granted access to the ‘MIMIC-III Clinical Database’ project page on PhysioNet:

Data and build scripts

MIMIC is provided as a collection of comma-separated (CSV) files, along with scripts to help users import the data into popular database systems. Scripts are available in the MIMIC code repository for Postgres, MySQL, and Oracle:

If you are familiar with Make, then you can directly clone the above repository and run make in order to build MIMIC on a PostgreSQL instance. Otherwise, see the tutorials below.


Tutorials for installing MIMIC in a local Postgres database are provided for Mac OSX, Unix, and MS Windows systems. For more detail, select the ‘Tutorial’ item in the left menu.

MIMIC-III v1.4 documentation