Leadership Development

AMIA leads the way in transforming health care through trusted science, education, and the practice of informatics. AMIA members belong to a world-class informatics community where they actively share best practices and research for the advancement of the field. Members are subject matter experts dedicated to expanding the role informaticians play in patient care, public health, teaching, research, administration, and related policy.

AMIA provides numerous opportunities for members to ascend on the career ladder individually, to grow into leadership roles in informatics, and to have an impact on growth and advancement of the field:

  • A mentoring program joins together senior members of the informatics community with emerging professionals looking for experienced guidance.
  • Working Groups help professionals in 22 special-interest areas join together for collaborative projects and information-sharing.
  • AMIA Committees provide opportunity for members to participate in the life of their professional community as leaders: in education, ethics, international affairs, publications, public policy and other facets of the organization’s operations.
  • ACMI, the American College of Medical Informatics is a college of elected Fellows from the United States and abroad who have made significant and sustained contributions to the field of medical informatics. ACMI Fellows form the core of thought leadership at AMIA; experts in the informatics community who lead with distinction.
  • Program for Corporate partners enables corporate and academic members to work together and mutually support practice areas in five domains.
  • Academic Forum is comprised of informatics professionals responsible for the leadership and excellence of informatics training programs. Members of the Academic Forum are engaged in issues relating to the organization and management of educational and research programs in universities and colleges.