• Career Development for Women in AMIA

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

AMIA 2017: Career Development for Women in AMIA Special Event

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

Tuesday, November 7
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 2017 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 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 Kelly Evans, Kelly@amia.org.
  5. Receive a confirmation email confirming your registration and assigned match by November 1.
  6. Attend the special event on Tuesday, November 7, 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 2017 Annual Symposium is required to participate in the Career Development special event. 

Women in AMIA Career Development Guides

  1. Deborah Ariosto, PhD, MSN, RN, Director, Patient Care Informatics/CNIO Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  2. Eta 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. Sue Boren, PhD, Director of Acadamic Programs, Department of Health Management and Informatics, University of Missouri
  4. Kathryn Bowles, PhD, Professor and vanAmeringen Chair in Nursing Excellence, Director of the Health Informatics Minor, Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Economics, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia
  5. Cynthia Brandt, MD, Yale University School of Medicine
  6. Tiffani Bright, PhD, Director of Informatics Development, Washington University in St. Louis
  7. Wendy Chapman, PhD, Professor, University of Utah, Biomedical Informatics 
  8. Elizabeth Chen, PhD, Brown University, Center for Biomedical Informatics, Division of Biology and Medicine
  9. Catherine Craven, PhD, Senior Clinical Informaticist, Clinical Informatics Group, Department of Information Technology, Mount Sinai Health System; Institute of Healthcare Delivery Science, Mount Sinai Health System; Department of Population Health Science and Policy, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY
  10. Theresa Cullen, MD, Associate Director, Global Health Informatics, Regenstrief Institute
  11. Patricia Dykes, MA, PhD, Senior Nurse Scientist, Director Center of Patient, Safety Research and Practice, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  12. Denise Goldsmith, RN, Chief Nursing Information Officer, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  13. Valerie Florance, PhD, Associate Director for Extramural Programs, National Library of Medicine, NIH, DHHS
  14. Cindy Gadd, PhD, Professor and Vice-Chair for Education, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt University
  15. Andrea Hartzler, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics and Medical Education, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  16. Laura Heerman-Langford, PhD, RN, Director of Nursing Informatics, Homer Warner Center for Informatics Research
  17. Rebecca Crowley Jacobson, MD, MS, Vice President of Analytics, UPMC Enterprises, Pittsburgh, PA
  18. Hongfang Liu, PhD, Consultant, Mayo Clinic
  19. Susan Matney, PhD, RNC-OB, Consultant Medical Informaticist, Intermountain Healthcare, Salt Lake City, UT
  20. Genevieve Melton-Meaux, MD, PhD, University of Minnesota, Mayo
  21. Eneida Mendonca,  MD, Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin - Madison
  22. Vimla Patel, PhD, Director and Senior Research Scientist, Center for Cognitve Studies in Medicine and Public Health, New York Academy of Medicine
  23. Mor Peleg, Associate Professor, University of Haifa
  24. Wanda Pratt, PhD, Professor, University of Washington
  25. Gretchen Purcell Jackson, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Surgery, Pediatrics, & Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital
  26. Rachel Richesson, PhD, Associate Professor, Duke University
  27. Gilan El Saadawi, MD, PhD, MS, Chief Medical Informatics Officer, MModal, Inc.
  28. Guergana Savova, PhD Associate Professor, Children’s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School
  29. Joyce Sensmeier, MS, Vice President Informatics for HIMSS
  30. Paulina Sockolow, DrPH, Associate Professor, Health Systems and Services Research Department, College of Nursing and Health Professions, Drexel University
  31. Catherine J. Staes, PhD, MPH, Research Assistant Professor, University of Utah School of Medicine
  32. Jessie Tenenbaum, PhD, Associate Director for Bioinformatics, Duke University
  33. Vivian Vimarlund, Professor in Informatics, Linköping University
  34. Meredith Zozus, PhD, Associate Professor and Vice Chair for Academic Programs, College of Medicine University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

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

Don’t miss this Women in AMIA panel!

Monday, November 6
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

“My work will surely speak for itself”: Visibility and Self Promotion in Informatics

  • Selling yourself: the Confidence Spectrum (Wendy Chapman)
  • Climbing the ladder: Academic career progression (Lola Ogunyemi)
  • Women in the C-Suite (Genevieve Melton-Meaux)
  • Strategies for Students (Laura Wiley)

NEW!! Women in AMIA – Give us Five Minutes

The Women in AMIA Lifecycle committee asks all AMIA women to participate in a brief survey. The survey is designed to understand how women in informatics view themselves in this field and will help us develop a better understanding of needs and resources for women in informatics and future programming.

Your participation is needed!  www.surveymonkey.com/r/WomenInAMIA2017