• May 8 - 10, 2018

    AMIA 2018 Clinical Informatics Conference

    Evidence | Analytics | Best Practice

AMIA 2018 Clinical Informatics Conference

Call for Participation for AMIA 2018 Clinical Informatics Conference

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: November 21, 2017, 11:59 p.m. EST

IMPORTANT! The person designated as a PRESENTER will receive all communications from AMIA regarding the submission.

By submitting to the AMIA 2018 Clinical Informatics Conference, all presenters agree that if their submission is accepted, they will register for the full conference at the designated author registration rate.

AMIA 2018 Clinical Informatics Conference Topics and Keywords

The AMIA 2018 Clinical Informatics Conference will be organized around four Topic Areas and 29 Keywords.

  • Clinical Informatics
  • Analytics and the Learning Health System
  • Interoperability and Informatics Infrastructure
  • Health Policy, and Payment Reform

Learning Objectives

The program committee welcomes contributions on HIT innovations, approaches and strategies suitable for presentation in a variety of formats, including preconference workshops, oral presentations, panels, and poster presentations. Individuals will be asked to classify content based on keywords through a competitive submission and review process.

All submissions must be made through the ScholarOne submission site.

Complete the online submission form as instructed and attach your submission in compliance with directions provided on the AMIA 2018 Clinical Informatics Conference submission website and Call for Participation.

How to Submit

AMIA 2018 Clinical Informatics Conference submission content may be based on a range of published or unpublished works including projects, research, papers, pilot programs, and/or quality improvement initiatives.

  • Review Keyword and Topic
  • Select Category
  • Follow Submission Guidelines
  • Use the two-page abstract template for the Presentation category
  • Submit on time – you will need the accurate names and email contacts of co-authors

All information in the Onsite Program and in the Itinerary Planner is extracted directly from the online form authors complete in ScholarOne. 

  • Presentation title
  • Author names
  • Author affiliations
  • Author disclosure
  • Order in which the authors are listed

Please enter everything EXACTLY the way you would like it to appear.


Categories of Submission

Pre-conference Workshops

  • 2 hours with 15 minutes for break
  • Emphasis on hands-on instruction to improve attendees’ understanding or performance in specified area
  • Outcomes-based learning objective(s) in ScholarOne database before submission of abstract. This objective should describe what the learner will be able to do, or do better, as a result of attending your session and using the tool or strategy you present.
  • Each instructor must create a profile in the ScholarOne submission database and provide disclosure at submission time. (Step 5 of the individual’s profile.)
  • Abstract submission not to exceed a maximum of four pages in length and must include:
    • The names, academic degree(s), affiliations, and locations (city, state/province, and country, if international) of all instructors
    • An opening summary of 250 to 300 words that describes the content of the workshop which should also be entered into the Abstract text box in Step 1 of the online form in the ScholarOne system. Please keep in mind that this paragraph will be used in the online and print programs, so please write it accordingly.
    • An outline of topics to be covered
    • An indication of the level or combination of levels of the content (percentage of basic, intermediate, and advanced material covered)
    • What action the attendee will be able to take to improve his/her practice as an outcome of attendance
    • Tool(s) the workshop offers to help attendees achieve this skill
    • A description of prerequisites, if any
    • Experience of instructors in teaching similar content
  • A curriculum vitae or biosketch for each instructor will need to be uploaded as a separate file.
  • Workshop lead will submit the abstract proposal.
  • If accepted: workshop instructors will be required to create 8 multiple choice questions (written in accordance with NBME MCQ-writing guidance: Q, four answer options, correct answer,  rationale for correct answer, reference for evidence/further information); may be posed at any point in the session. MCQs will be part of the accepted workshop; they are not required with your submission.

Presentations

  • Up to 20 minutes in length, 1/3 of a 60-minute session, Q&A included in this time
  • May be based on published or unpublished material
  • Acceptable models for presentations may be individual or joint presentation
  • Outcomes-based learning objective in ScholarOne database before submission of abstract. This objective should describe what the learner will be able to do, or do better, as a result of attending your session and using the tool or strategy you present.
  • The presenter(s) reserves publication rights for future consideration.
  • Submissions cannot be under consideration at, or previously presented at, other conferences.
  • All presentation submissions must have a brief (50-75 words) abstract. The abstract does NOT have to be part of the document, but must be entered on the submission website in the Abstract box in Step 1 (please DO NOT copy and paste the entire one-page document into that box). This text is used for program description so please be attentive to wording
  • All presenters must complete disclosure of relevant financial relationships with commercial interests (this is Step 5 of the individual’s profile). Each presenter must create a profile in the online submission system (ScholarOne)
  • Presenter lead will submit the abstract proposal.
  • The main body of the abstract submission must be formatted to fit on a 2-page (8.5 x 11 inch) document using this template as a model, and must include:
    • The names, academic degree(s), affiliations, and locations (city, state, and country, if international) of all authors
    • Abstract on two pages with Description of the Problem or Gap; Methods; Results; Discussion; Conclusion; and Attendee’s Take-away Tool
    • The second page may be used for figures or tables and references.
  • If accepted, two multiple choice questions per 20 minutes will be required (written in accordance with NBME recommendations: Q, 4 answer options, correct answer, rationale for correct answer, reference for evidence/further information); may be posed at any point in the session. MCQs will be part of the accepted presentation; they are not required with your submission.

Panels

  • 1 hour in length, Q&A included in this time
  • Panel (4 individuals with one moderator), presentation by several individuals.
    • Panels may be didactic or interactive
    • Innovative 1-hour sessions are accepted under this submission type (e.g. Ignite-Style, Fish Bowl, World Café, etc.)
  • At least one outcomes-based learning objective in ScholarOne database before submission of abstract. This objective should describe what the learner will be able to do, or do better, as a result of attending your session
  • For all panelists, disclosures of relevant financial relationships with commercial interests (this is Step 5 of the individual’s profile). All panelists must create a profile in the online submission system (ScholarOne)
  • Your uploaded panel abstract file must not exceed a maximum of three pages (8.5 x 11 inch) and must include:
    • The names, academic degree(s), affiliations, and locations (city, state, and country, if international) of the panel organizer and all participants
    • An abstract of 150-200 words, describing the panel, which should also be entered into the Abstract text box in Step 1 of the online form in the ScholarOne system to be used in the online and print programs
    • Panel: A general description of the panel and the issue(s) that will be examined and a brief description of each panelist's presentation.
    • Possible panel topics include:
      • Discussion of a topic of emerging importance to the clinical informatics community
      • Exploration of experiences including challenges in professional collaboration, unintended consequences, ethical dilemmas, or legal judgments as a result of the application of informatics
      • Exploration of novel technologies or applications that have the potential to be disruptive to the science or application of clinical informatics.
      • Discussion of political, societal, ethical aspects of health information technology, clinical informatics, or recent technical developments
    • A list of possible discussion questions to enhance audience participation.
      • For “Ignite-style” presentation: a brief description of the unifying theme
      • An explanation why the topic of this session is timely, urgent, needed, or attention grabbing is required with a discussion of anticipated audience.
      • A statement from the panel organizer that all participants have agreed to take part on the panel.
      • A CV for each panelist will need to be uploaded as separate files ("NIH-style" bio-sketch is preferred).
      • Panel lead will submit the abstract proposal.
  • If accepted, four multiple choice questions will be required (written in accordance with NBME recommendations: Q, 4 answer options, correct answer, rationale for correct answer, reference for evidence/further information); may be posed at any point in the session. MCQs will be required of accepted abstracts; they are not required with your submission.

Posters

  • Poster sessions are vibrant and popular components of a conference. 
  • Each accepted poster is displayed during a designated poster session and at least one author must be present at the poster session.
  • We encourage this format for Fellows in ACGME clinical informatics fellowship programs, nursing informatics trainees, as well as for other clinical informatics professionals.
  • Your uploaded poster manuscript file must be submitted as a one-page (8.5 x 11 inch) document and must include:
    • The names, academic degree(s), affiliations, and locations (city, state, and country, if international) of all authors.
    • A description of the problem addressed and specific purposes of the system, service, or project; or, in the case of original research, an overview of the methodology, evaluation results, and conclusions
    • Optional illustrations (figures or tables), which must fit in the one-page limit
    • References, if applicable
    • Accepted posters will be presented on poster boards during AMIA 2018 Clinical Informatics Conference
    • All poster submissions must have a brief (50-75 words) abstract. The abstract does NOT have to be part of the document, but must be entered on the submission website in the Abstract box in Step 1 (please DO NOT copy and paste the entire one-page document into that box).

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: November 21, 2017, 11:59 p.m. EST