2015 Academic Forum Annual Conference

The conference is open to the designated representative of Forum members. AMIA members who are not designated representatives of Forum member institutions may attend for a fee. If you would like to attend please contact wanda@amia.org.

Program

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 – Day One

7:00 am - 8:00 am

Breakfast Buffet Available

7:30 am - 8:00 am

Registration

8:00 am – 8:30 am

Welcome and Introductory Remarks

  • Philip Kroth, Chair, Academic Forum Executive Committee

Welcome Message from University of New Mexico

  • Holly Shipp Buchanan, , MLn, MBA, EdD, FMLA, AHIP, Chief Information Officer (CIO),  Administration and Academic Systems
8:00 am – 9:00 am

Update from AMIA

  • Douglas B. Fridsma, AMIA President and CEO 
9:00 am –10:15 am

Plenary Session – Communities in the Academic Forum – Presentation and Member Discussion

  • Philip Kroth, Moderator
  • J.T. Finnell, Panelist
  • Annette Valenta, Panelist

10:15 am -10:30 am

Coffee Break

10:30 am – 11:30 am

Perspectives on Informatics at the Baccalaureate Level: Interprofessional Programs and Courses for Healthcare Students and the Role of AMIA, Interactive Panel from the AMIA Education Working Group

  • Jeff Williamson, Moderator
  • Douglas B. Fridsma, Panelist
  • Glynda Doyle, Panelist
  • Saif Khairat, Panelist

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Public Policy Update

  • Ross Martin, Vice President of Policy and Development

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Luncheon

Parallel Tracks

1:30 pm – 3:15 pm

Track 1 – Health Informatics Programs

CAHIIM Accreditation Update

  • Stuart M. Speedie, Moderator
  • Suzanne Boren, Panelist
  • Claire Dixon-Lee, Panelist
  • Stephen Johnson, Panelist
  • Guenter Tusch, Panelist
  • Judy Warren, Panelist

Track 2 – Clinical Informatics Program Directors (CCIPD)

  • Richard Quigg -- Introductions

ACGME Accreditation - Lessons Learned

  • Vishnu Mohan, Moderator
  • J.T. Finnell, Panelist
  • Natalie Pageler, Panelist
  • Bruce Levy, Panelist

Fellowship Funding

  • Bruce Levy, Moderator
  • Peter Elkin, Panelist
  • Jonathan Palma, Panelist
  • Cindy Gadd, Panelist

3:15 pm – 3:30 pm

Coffee Break

Parallel Tracks

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Track 1 – Health Informatics Programs

Advanced Interprofessional Informatics Certification (AIIC) Panel

  • Cindy Gadd, Moderator
  • Connie Delaney, Panelist
  • Jeff Williamson, Panelist

Track 2 – Clinical Informatics Program Directors (CCIPD)

Fellowship Education

  • JT Finnell, Moderator
  • Bruce Levy, Panelist
  • Tony Luberti, Panelist
  • Vishnu Mohan, Panelist
  • Howard Silverman, Panelist

Standardizing the Application Process - iterative/interactive procedure

  • Vishnu Mohan, Moderator

Where we are as a "community" Organization

  • Harold Lehman, Moderator
  • Philip Kroth, Panelist
  • Doug Fridsma, Panelist

6:30 pm

Reception – Dinner at the Albuquerque Balloon Museum

Wednesday, April 22, 2014 – Day Two

7:00 am - 8:00 am

Breakfast Buffet Available

8:00 am – 8:15 am

Brief Announcements
Philip Kroth

8:15 am – 9:45 am

Research Task Force Interactive Session
Anne Turner, Moderator

9:45 am - 10:00 am

Coffee Break

10:00 am – 11:30 am

Certificate to Fellowship: Sharing Curricula Interactive Session
J.T. Finnell, Moderator

11:35 am – 11:45 am

Brief Closing Remarks and Adjournment
Philip Kroth


Hotel Information

Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa
1300 Tuyuna Trail
Santa Ana Pueblo, NM 87004
TEL: 505-867-1234

Room Rate per night: $149 plus tax (single/double); $174 plus tax (triple); $199 plus tax (quadruple)

Please follow this link to make your reservations online, https://resweb.passkey.com/go/americanmedicalinformatics. Reservations received after March 29, 2015, or after the AMIA block is filled (whichever comes first) are subject to availability and prevailing rates.