AMIA 2018 Informatics Educators Forum CME Information

Target Audience

  • Informatics Faculty including full, associate, affiliate, and adjunct professors
  • AMIA Academic Forum members and members of its special interest communities including: Clinical Informatics Program Directors (CIPD), Nursing Informatics Program Directors (NIPD), and the soon-to-be Biomedical and Health Informatics Academic Leaders Community (BMHI-ALC)
  • Members of the AMIA Education Working Group (ED-WG)
  • Current and aspiring educators along with Health Informatics students with a distinct interest in improving the education experience
  • Program coordinators who focus on academic informatics across the continuum of high school, undergraduate/baccalaureate, graduate, post-doctoral, and professional education programs

Learning Objectives

After participating in this live activity, the attendee should be better able to:

  • Address curricular and pedagogical challenges within health informatics education across the spectrum of education settings and professional roles.
  • Exchange best practices in informatics research and education to support the professional growth of academic informatics professionals and the students they educate.
  • Prepare students for their future professional roles, whether those roles are in academics, clinical practice, government, or industry.

Accreditation Statement

The American Medical Informatics Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

The American Medical Informatics Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 18 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Commercial Support

No commercial support was received for this activity.

ADA Statement

Special Needs: In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, AMIA seeks to make this conference accessible to all. If you have a disability which requires special accommodation, or if you have special dietary requests, please email:

Instructions for Claiming CME Credit

Participants who earn credits other than CME: If you need a Certificate of Participation, email


  • Log in to your profile at
  • Click “AMIA Central” on the upper right-hand corner
  • Under Membership/Activities, click “My Events”
  • Click “Apply for Credits” for this meeting
  • There are two drop-down menus; be sure “Physician” shows in each
  • Click the radio buttons for the sessions you attended
  • Click submit
  • Download your certificate (Membership/Activities, “My CME/CE Credits”)

Disclosure Policy

As a provider accredited by the ACCME, AMIA requires that everyone who is in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest prior to the educational activity.

The ACCME considers relationships of the person involved in the CME activity to include financial relationships of a spouse or partner.

Faculty and planners who refuse to disclose relevant financial relationships will be disqualified from participating in the CME activity. For an individual with no relevant financial relationship(s), the participants must be informed that no conflicts of interest or financial relationship(s) exist.

AMIA uses a number of methods to resolve potential conflicts of interest, including: limiting content of the presentation to that which has been reviewed by one or more peer reviewers; ensuring that all scientific research referred to conforms to generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis; undertaking review of the educational activity by a content reviewer to evaluate for potential bias, balance in presentation, evidence-based content or other indicators of integrity and absence of bias; monitoring the educational activity to evaluate for commercial bias in the presentation; and/or reviewing participant feedback to evaluate for commercial bias in the activity.

The following Program Committee members of the AMIA 2018 Informatics Educators Forum disclose that neither they nor their life partners have relevant financial relationships with ACCME-defined commercial interests: 

Jessica Ancker; Luca Calzoni; Brian Chapman; Robert El-Kareh; Adela Grando; Harry Hochheiser; Shannon McWeeney; Sue Moorhead; Aviv Shachak; Rosalie Waller; Donna Ziegenfuss

The following Program Committee members of the AMIA 2018 Informatics Educators Forum disclose that they and/or their life partners have the following relevant financial relationships with ACCME-defined commercial interests:

Aziz Boxwala: Stock shareholder (directly purchased): Elimu Informatics, Inc; Amazon, Inc.

The following presenters of the AMIA 2018 Informatics Educators Forum disclose that neither they nor their life partners have relevant financial relationships with ACCME-defined commercial interests:

Julie Arendt; Angela Breckenridget; Matt Campbell; Wendy Chapman; Kelley Chester; Clista Clanton; Rachael Blair; Amelia Davis; David Dorr; Camilo Erazo; Rosa Figueroa; Robert Brown; Cesar Galindo; Alejandra Garcia; Sergio Guiñez; Todd Harlan; Mauricio Cerda; Steffen Härtel; Blake Lesselroth; Claudia McCarn; Jarek Meller; Lynn Nagle; Harold Pardue; Courtney Rabb; Lee Revere; Andrew Richardson; Jennifer Roth-Burnette; Dave Clements; Nicholas Consiglio; Matthew Samore; Aylin Sapci; Jennifer Singer; Caroline Diez; Todd Smith; Lina Sulieman; Carla Taramasco; Karen Eilbeck; Pieter-Jan Van Camp; Christian Fegeler; Michael Wagner; Nicole Woods; Braden Yang; Jeff Folsom; Mary Kate Yost-Daljev; Iris Zachary; Meredith Zozus; Daniel Gaile; Kevin Baldwin; Barbara Berkovich; Karen Gau; Jeremiah Grabowski; Eta Berner; Nakia Best; Connie Bishop; Sergio Guinez-Molinos; Damian Borbolla; Suzanne Boren; Juliana Brixey; Amy Campbell; Daniel Capurro; Heather Carter-Templeton; Tiffany Champagne-Langabeer; Steffen Härtel; Alec Chapman; Brian Chapman; Miriam Isola; Wendy Chapman; Sumeet Jindal; Herbert Chase; Alex Cheng; Paula Cleanthous; Noah Crampton; Onyinyechi Daniel; Brian Dixon; Mark Keller; Sharon Domb; Susan Fenton; Jacob Krive; Laura Fitzmaurice; Dietrich Kuhlmann; Amy Franklin; Karen Furlong; Cynthia Gadd; Adela Grando; Michelle Greiver; Shreya Louis; Sandra Gutierrez Panchana; Alejandro Maass; Hansa Magee; Batsheva Guy; Marianthi Markatou; Philip Hagedorn; Brett Harnett; Amy Harris-Houk; William Hersh; Neil Mehta; Robert Hoyt; Jeffery Miecznikowski; Rischelle Jenkins; F. Gerard Moeller; Anita Murcko; Kevin Johnson; Andrew Muth; Todd Johnson; Vinod Nambudiri; Josette Jones; Amy Olex; Meredith Jones; Scott Perkins; Melanie Kalman; Abby Kazley; Manal Kleib; Paola Raska; Melanie Kourbage; Melissa Rethlefsen; Andrea Krussel; Ted Laderas; Jay Ronquillo; Lea Leininger; Nicole Ruiz-Schultz; Kadriye Lewis; Jon Lipsky; Shuhong Luo; Eva Manos; Titus Schleyer; Rebecca Schnall; Barbara Massoudi; Chris Mayfield; Rebecca Meehan; Glenn Mitchell; Chris Smith; Robert Murphy; Ryan Stinger; Judit Olah; Thomas Powell; Saurabh Rahurkar; David Tritchler; Alvin Tsang; Glynda Rees; Hasan Sapci; Ruth Schleyer; Roger Schank; Eduardo Vera; Raoul Wadhwa; Aviv Shachak; Nirav Shastri; Jon Walsh; Scott Sittig; Michael Watkins; Jennifer Swails; Kim Unertl; Greg Wilding; Annette Valenta; Rosalie Waller; Aaron Wolen; Victoria Wangia-Anderson; Charlene Weir; Justin White; Tremaine Williams; Marisa Wilson; Guan Yu; Danny Wu; Jianji Yang; Julia Zarb; Donna Ziegenfuss.

All following AMIA staff involved with content development of the AMIA 2018 Informatics Educators Forum disclose that neither they nor their life partners have relevant financial relationships with ACCME- defined commercial interests:

Doug Fridsma, Lauren Koleszar, Jeff Williamson