Faces of AMIA

Indra Neil Sarkar, PhD, MLIS


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AMIA 2014 Career Fair

Washington Hilton, Washington D.C.
Sunday Nov. 16, 5pm – 7pm
Monday & Tuesday Nov. 17 – 18, 10am – 4pm

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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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March 23-27, San Francisco

2015 Joint Summits

Submission Deadline: September 25, 2014

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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

  • Interprofessional Health Informatics Course

    The course begins on October 6, 2014.

    This course is directed to both a generic overview of nursing and health informatics and the specific application of information and communication technologies in the clinical area.

  • 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 29, 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.