• Career Development for Women in AMIA

    One-on-one career guidance for early and mid-career women

AMIA 2016: Career Development for Women in AMIA Special Event

Looking for personalized career development advice?
Planning the pathway to your professional future?

Tuesday, November 15
8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Space is limited to 75-100 applicants.

Pre-register by October 13.

AMIA’s Women in AMIA Task Force is hosting a special event during the AMIA 2016 Annual Symposium—Career Development for Women in AMIA

This event provides one-on-one career guidance for early and mid-career women in informatics.  The guidance is offered by a group of volunteer AMIA leaders—Career Development Guides—who are women of diverse experiences including research, executive leadership, administration, and service.

This is a great opportunity to review your CV and discuss your career vision with you one-on-one, on site at the Annual Symposium.

How to Participate and Pre-register

  1. Review the profiles of the participating Guides. 
  2. Select three choices from the Guide list as a potential match for your career goals and interests.
  3. Download the pre-registration form and complete the form: name, email contact, 50-word statement, URL link biographical description (optional) and three guide selections.
  4. Submit your completed pre-registration form via email to Barbara Weitzer,barbara@amia.org.
  5. Receive a confirmation email confirming your registration and assigned match by November 1.
  6. Attend the special event on Tuesday, November 15, 8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

The Women in AMIA Task Force will match registrants with Guides based on the information provided in your CV and optional statement. 

Registration for the AMIA 2016 Annual Symposium is required to participate in the Career Development special event. 

Women in AMIA Career Development Guides

Review the linked information submitted by the Guides and select three options. Follow the instructions above and pre-register by October 13.

  1. Deborah Ariosto, PhD, MSN, RN, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  2. Eta S. Berner, EdD, Professor, Health Informatics. Director, Center for Health Informatics for Patient Safety/Quality, Department of Health Services Administration, School of Health Professions, Professor, Department of Medical Education, School of Medicine University of Alabama Birmingham 
  3. Cynthia Brandt, MD, Yale University School of Medicine 
  4. Wendy W. Chapman, PhD, University of Utah 
  5. Elizabeth S. Chen, PhD, Brown University, Center for Biomedical Informatics, Division of Biology and Medicine 
  6. Theresa A. Cullen, MD, Associate Director, Global Health Informatics, Regenstrief Institute 
  7. Mollie R. Cummins, PhD, RN, FAAN, University of Utah 
  8. Connie White Delaney, PhD, Dean and Professor, University of Minnesota School of Nursing 
  9. Patricia C. Dykes, MA, PhD, Senior Nurse Scientist, Director Center of Patient, Safety Research and Practice, Brigham and Women's Hospital 
  10. Valerie Florance, PhD, Associate Director for Extramural Programs, National Library of Medicine, NIH, DHHS 
  11. Cynthia S. Gadd, PhD, Professor and Vice-Chair for Education, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt University 
  12. Denise M. Goldsmith, RN, Chief Nursing Information Officer, Brigham and Women's Hospital 
  13. Andrea L. Hartzler, PhD, Assistant Investigator, Group Health Research Institute 
  14. Catherine H. Ivory, PhD, Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University 
  15. Gretchen Purcell Jackson, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Surgery, Pediatrics, & Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital
  16. Rebecca Crowley Jacobson, MD, MS.  Professor of Informatics, Director of Training Program, Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine 
  17. Hyeoneui Kim, PhD, Associate Professor, University of California San Diego 
  18. Rita Kukafka, DrPH, Associate Professor, Columbia University 
  19. Laura K. Heermann-Langford, PhD, RN, Director of Nursing Informatics, Homer Warner Center for Informatics Research 
  20. Hongfang Liu, PhD, Consultant, Mayo Clinic 
  21. Nancy M. Lorenzi, PhD, Vice President for Strategic Change Management, Professor Biomedical Informatics, Clinical Professor Nursing, Vanderbilt University Medical Center 
  22. Kathleen A. McCormick, Principal/Owner, SciMind,LLC
  23. Genevieve B. Melton-Meaux, MD, PhD, University of Minnesota, Mayo 
  24. Eneida A. Mendonca, MD, Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin - Madison 
  25. Lucila Ohno-Machado, MBA, MD, PhD, University of California - San Diego, Department of Biomedical Informatics 
  26. Vimla L. Patel, PhD, Director and Senior Research Scientist, Center for Cognitve Studies in Medicine and Public Health, New York Academy of Medicine 
  27. Mor Peleg, Associate Professor, University of Haifa 
  28. Wanda M. Pratt, PhD, Professor, University of Washington 
  29. Rachel L. Richesson, PhD, Associate Professor, Division of Clinical Systems & Analytics, Duke University School of Nursing
  30. Gilan El Saadawi, MD, PhD, MS, Chief Medical Informatics Officer, MModal, Inc.
  31. Guergana Savova, PhD Associate Professor, Children’s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School
  32. Joyce Elaine Sensmeier, MS, Vice President Informatics 
  33. Diane J. Skiba, PhD, Professor and Project Director, University of Colorado, College of Nursing 
  34. Catherine J. Staes, PhD, MPH, Research Assistant Professor, University of Utah School of Medicine 
  35.  Jessica Tenenbaum, PhD, Associate Director for Bioinformatics, Duke University 
  36. Vivian Vimarlund, Professor in Informatics, Linköping University 
  37. Bonnie L. Westra, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI, Associate Professor, University of Minnesota, School of Nursing

Don’t Miss the Interactive Panel 

S82  Women in Informatics Leadership Forum

November 15
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Suzanne Bakken, Professor, Columbia University; Wendy Chapman, Professor University of Utah; Valerie Florance, National Library of Medicine; Rebecca Jacobson, Professor, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine; Jessica Tenenbaum, Associate Director for Bioinformatics, Duke.