Faces of AMIA

Rebecca Jacobson, MD, MS, FACMI

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AMIA 2014 Student Design Challenge

"Beyond Patient Portals: Engaging Patients with their Healthcare Providers"

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March 23-27, San Francisco

2015 Joint Summits

Submission Deadline: September 25, 2014

Call for Participation

Nov.15-19, D.C.

AMIA 2014 Annual Symposium

Tutorials and Working Group Pre-symposia are included in the registration fees.

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Live Face-to-Face Board Review Course Offerings


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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 July 30, 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).

  • Healthcare Interface Design Distance Learning Course

    The course begins on July 7, 2014.

    This on-line interactive course will allow the student to master the fundamental principles and methods in health interface design, learn how to evaluate the usability of existing systems, and also learn how to design new systems with built-in good usability by applying related theories, principles, methodologies and techniques.


  • Survey Course of The Field of Health Informatics

    The course begins on September 15th!

    This web-based course provides a broad survey of health informatics focused on five themes: health informatics foundations; clinical decision support; human/organizational factors/public health/consumer health informatics and current issues in health informatics including best practices.

  • This course will begin on August 27, 2014

    This web-based, e-learning course provides an overview on the topic of IT in healthcare delivery and the focus is on IT’s role in improving the quality, safety and efficiency of healthcare delivery.