What is the LEAD Fund?





Sustainable support for scholarship, research, innovation and diversity

AMIA members are invited to participate in efforts to establish the LEAD Fund to benefit AMIA’s awards and recognition programs.


The LEAD Fund promotes the value of informatics in transforming health and healthcare.

  • Awarding scholarship and research

  • Highlighting innovation and discovery

  • Recognizing professional achievement

  • Promoting leadership and advocacy

Donations of any size are encouraged and will support the LEAD Fund to support a lasting legacy for AMIA and the next generation of AMIA members who will grow the field and become future informatics professionals and leaders.

A Vision for the Future

The LEAD Fund is an initiative focused on creating a robust and sustainable fundraising program for AMIA that will support important programming that can:

  • Promote diversity in terms of our membership

  • Support trainee engagement in AMIA events

  • Develop a future generation of AMIA leaders through awards/recognition programs

  • Allow current informatics professionals to "pay it forward" and help grow the community