• Career Development for Women in AMIA

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

AMIA 2018 Annual Symposium Career Development for Women in AMIA

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

Tuesday, November 6
8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Space is limited to 75-100 applicants.

Pre-register by October 17.

AMIA’s Women in AMIA Task Force is hosting a special event during the AMIA 2018 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 6, 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 2018 Annual Symposium is required to participate in the Career Development special event.

Women in AMIA Career Development Guides

  1. Subha Airan-Javia, MD, Associate Professor, Perelman School of Medicine at the Univeristy of Pennsylvania

  2. Jessica Ancker, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor, Weill Cornell Medical College

  3. Rocha Beatriz, MD, PhD, Senior Medical Informaticist, Wolters Kluwer Health

  4. Isabelle Bichindaritz, PhD, CPHIMS, Associate Professor, State University of New York

  5. Sue Boren, PhD, Associate Professor and Director of Academic Programs, Department of Health Management and Informatics School of Medicine, University of Missouri

  6. Wendy Chapman, PhD, Professor, Univeristy of Utah

  7. Catherine Craven, PhD, MA, MLS, Senior Clinical Research Informaticist, Clinical Informatics Group, Information Technology, Mt. Sinai Health System

  8. Margo Edmunds, PhD, Vice President, Academy Health

  9. Gilan El Saadawi, MD, PhD, MS, Chief Medical Informatics Officer, M*Modal

  10. Sue Feldman, RN, Med, PhD, Associate Profession, Director, Univeristy of Alabama at Birmingham

  11. Mary Goldstein, MD, Chief, Medical Service, VA Palo Alto Health Care System

  12. Saira Haque, PhD, Senior Health Informaticist, RTI International 

  13. Pei-Yun Sabrina Hsueh, PhD, Academy of Technology Member, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center

  14. Rebecca Crowley Jacobson, MD, MS, Vice President of Analytics, UPMC Enterprises

  15. Merida Johns, PhD, Director, The Monarch Center for Women's Leadership Development, The Monarch Center for Women's Leadership

  16. Cynthia Kuelbs, MD, Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Rady Children's Hospital

  17. Allison McCoy, PhD, Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University Medical Center 

  18. Eneida Mendonca, MD, Associate Professor, Univeristy of Wisconsin-Madison

  19. Danielle Mowery, PhD, MS, Chief Research Information Officer, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania 

  20. Natalie Pageler, MD, Med, Chief Medical Information Officer, Stanford Children's Health

  21. Dipti Pandita, MD, Chief Health Information Officer, Hennepin County Medical Center

  22. Vimla Patel, PhD, Director and Senior Research Scientist, New York Academy of Medicine

  23. Wanda Pratt, PhD, Professor, University of Washington

  24. Gretchen Purcell Jackson, MD, PhD, FAS, FACMI, Vice President and Director, Evaluation Research, IBM Watson Health

  25. Rachel Richesson, PhD, Associate Professor, Duke University

  26. Guergana Savova, PhD, Associate Professor, Childrens Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School 

  27. Joyce Sensmeier, MS, Vice President, Informatics, HIMSS

  28. Paulina Sockolow, DrPH, Associate Professor, College of Nursing and Health Professions, Drexel University 

  29. Catherine Staes, PhD, Professor, University of Utah

  30. Jessie Tenenbaum, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics & Bioinformatics, Duke University

  31. Ozlem Uzner, PhD, Associate Professor, George Mason University

  32. Amy Wang, MD, MBI, Associate Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham Informatics Institute School of Medicine

  33. Laura Wiley, PhD, Assistant Professor, Univeristy of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

  34. Karmen Williams, DrPH, MBA, MSPH, MA, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Indiana University School of Public Health/Regenstrief Institute

  35. Tamara Winden, PhD, MBA, FHIMSS, Chief Research Informatics Officer, University of Kansas Medical Center

Review the linked information submitted by the Guides and select three options. Follow the instructions above and pre-register by October 17.


AMIA 2018 Annual Symposium Sponsors

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