Informatics Committee

Informatics

Informatics Leaders

Chair

Archana Shah, MD

University of Chicago
Contact Archana

Chair-Elect

DJ Apakama, MD

Mt Sinai School of Medicine
New York
Contact DJ

Staff Liaison

Todd Downing

Web Product Manager
Contact Todd

Director of Technology

Nick Salerno, MD

Louisiana State University
Contact Nick

Chair

Archana Shah, MD

University of Chicago
Contact Archana

Chair-Elect

DJ Apakama, MD

Mt Sinai School of Medicine
New York
Contact DJ

Staff Liaison

Todd Downing

Web Product Manager
Contact Todd

Director of Technology

Nick Salerno, MD

Louisiana State University
Contact Nick

Joining EMRA Committees is easy and FREE.

Just log into your EMRA account and select which one(s) you wish to join.

Once you join, you will receive an invitation to be part of the EMRA Committee Basecamp, which helps facilitate communication and collaboration.

NLM Biomedical Informatics Research Training Programs

The U.S. National Library of Medicine currently recognizes 16 biomedical informatics training programs. These programs offer graduate education and postdoctoral research experiences in a wide range of areas including: health care informatics, translational bioinformatics, clinical research informatics, and public health informatics.

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Medical Informatics Organizations

American Medical Informatics Association

AMIA

As a resident, you get joint memberships in both EMRA and ACEP - so make sure you're aware and informed of what the ACEP Informatics Section is doing!

When you set up your EMRA/ACEP membership, you get (2) section memberships for free - one to the ACEP Young Physician Section, and one of your choice. Why not make that choice Informatics?

Additional ACEP section fees are half off - only $20

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EMRA Fellowship Guide

Chapter 12 Informatics Fellowship

The Accrediting Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) defines this fellowship as “the subspecialty of all medical specialties that transforms health care by analyzing, designing, implementing, and evaluating information and communication systems to improve patient care, enhance access to care, advance individual and population health outcomes, and strengthen the clinicianpatient relationship.”

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Additional External Informatics Articles

FDA Joins New Effort to Strengthen Medical Device Cybersecurity

Voelker R.
JAMA Current Issue 11/20/2018
The FDA and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have formally agreed to collaborate more closely to protect medical devices from cybersecurity threats.

Cybersecurity Concerns and Medical Devices

Kramer DB, Fu K.
JAMA Online First 10/18/2017
This Viewpoint uses a 2017 US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) safety communication about the vulnerability of some cardiac pacemakers to malware to discuss medical device data security and patient

I am Dr. Nicholas Genes, pioneer in social media and clinical informatics: How I Work Smarter

Michelle Lin, MD
ALiEM 1/11/2015
There are early adopters of social media, clinical informatics, and educational technologies, and then there’s Dr. Nick Genes – a man wise beyond his years. Nick had one of the very first blogs in

Informatics, Data Science, and Artificial Intelligence

Zhu L, Zheng W.
JAMA Current Issue 9/18/2018
This Viewpoint discusses how advances in data science and informatics are driving a transformation of biomedical research and clinical practice toward models where data mining and artificial

Continued US Investment to Sustain Momentum Toward Global Health Security

Nuzzo JB, Cicero AJ, Inglesby TV.
JAMA Online First 11/30/2017
This Viewpoint discusses the importance of the United States’ commitment to support the Global Health Security Agenda to help protect the nation and the world from epidemic disease.

Neglected Dimensions of Global Security

Gostin LO, Mundaca-Shah CC, Kelley PW.
JAMA Online First 3/24/2016
This Viewpoint discusses the Global Health Risk Framework Commission’s strategy to safeguard human and economic security from pandemic threats.