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Frank Naeymi-Rad, PhD, MBA

My ambition is to see a true and transparent problem-oriented electronic medical record foundation based on standard terminology ...

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Sunday Nov. 16, 5pm – 7pm
Monday & Tuesday Nov. 17 – 18,
10am – 1:45pm, 5pm – 6:30pm

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Faces of AMIA

Barbara L. Massoudi, MPH, PhD



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What is Informatics?

Biomedical informatics (BMI) is the interdisciplinary, scientific field that studies and pursues the effective uses of biomedical data, information, and knowledge for scientific inquiry, problem solving and decision making, motivated by efforts to improve human health.


Featured Programs

  • Introduction to Biomedical and Health Informatics

    The course begins on December 3, 2014

    The goal of the OHSU 10x10 course is to provide a detailed overview of biomedical and health informatics to those who will work at the interface of healthcare and information technology (IT).

  • Introduction to Clinical Research Informatics Distance Learning Course

    This course begins on January 12, 2015.

    This web-based interactive course provides an introduction to the field of clinical research informatics. The goals of this course are to provide students with a survey of the rapidly emerging field of clinical research informatics.

  • Columbia University offers rigorous training in the information and computational sciences integrated with exposures to real-world systems in the clinical and research settings.

  • Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, offers a Clinical Informatics Fellowship to train physicians for specialization in clinical informatics.