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AMIA Membership

thumbnail imageOur membership spans many areas of informatics, crossing many disciplines, connecting a broad community at every level of their career – from student, through professional, and retirement.

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Why Informatics?

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About This Page

This page is created specifically with you in mind. 
  • Access AMIA membership benefits to see that AMIA is the perfect place for you as an informatician.
  • AMIA directly addresses your needs as an informatics professional.
  • With a community of 5,400 multidisciplinary, interprofessional informaticians to help you actively build your informatics network, you can make AMIA your professional home of health and clinical informatics.
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Professional development enables you to 
  • Seek new heights in your career
  • Enhance your knowledge and value in the field
  • Become a valuable voice in your profession
  • Earn professional recognition, produce content, and obtain leadership roles
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Twelve week online courses offering training in key tenets of biomedical informatics. Equivalent to a 3-credit graduate-level course; CME/CNE credit available for select programs.

Clinical Informatics Board Review Course Learning Program (CIBRC)
Become certified in Subspecialty of Clinical Informatics. Open to physicians boarded in all 24 specialties.

JAMIA + Journal Club webinar

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The JAMIA Journal Club Webinar Series

The JAMIA Journal Club Webinar Series is just one type of webinar offered for informaticians by informaticians. A monthly discussion with authors of peer-reviewed articles and JAMIA student editorial board moderators, offering CME credit. This live session covers a variety of cutting-edge topics to keep you updated, informed, and inspired.

Watch this!   Title: Safety huddles to proactively identify and address electronic health record safety

JAMIA —a peer-reviewed journal for Biomedical and Health Informatics


As an AMIA member, you receive a FREE subscription to JAMIA's all-digital articles
along with access to "Advance" JAMIA articles and "Editor's Choice" JAMIA articles.

editor's choice JAMIA articles

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Public Policy

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As an AMIA member, you'll get a front row seat to what's ahead in public policy.
AMIA Public Policy exists to improve the legislative and regulatory environment for health informatics research, practice and education through AMIA member expertise. From the highly acclaimed "Washington Download" newsletter, to public policy-specific webinars, to the "Annual Policy Invitational" in September. Check them out here.

Watch this!    Title: Crossing the Health IT Chasm

AMIA 2018 Annual Policy Invitational
The Invitational gathers health and healthcare leaders, experts and advocates from government, industry and non-profit organizations to address pressing questions facing America’s health public policy challenges.

The two-day meeting includes Keynotes and panels, followed by participant Q&A and breakout sessions where attendees engage in a discussion of relevant policies and policy gaps. The final product will be consensus action-items and policy recommendations that will empower patients and families in this new paradigm. These recommendations will be presented to Congress and the public during an event on Capitol Hill.

The Washington Download
A bi-weekly newsletter keeping you at the forefront of politics, AMIA's policy positions, and federal regulations and guidelines.

News Releases
news releases

Webinars - FREE to AMIA members!

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Expert speakers. Timely training. FREE to members. 30+ per year!

AMIA Connect Webinars

AMIA offers ongoing continuing education and lifelong learning opportunities. Member collaboration in Working Groups (WG), Discussion Forums, and Communities of Practice (within AMIA Connect, our online member community) generate timely, reliable presentations by expert speakers. They are a terrific way to take a deeper dive into what is important to a particular WG community, Discussion Forum, or Community of Practice.

Watch this!    Title:  The Web and the noose_Social Media and the IRB

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Member News

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Member eNews

Meetings and Conferences

meetings and conferences

Women in AMIA

Women in AMIA
We need your voice!
Women in AMIA is committed to informing and inspiring the informatics community toward action around opportunities for women in AMIA to improve health and healthcare.

Women in AMIA is an open group, growing in numbers with the goals of
  • encouraging women to participate in AMIA activities
  • creating new opportunities within AMIA
  • aiding women to reach their professional goals
  • helping women advance their careers
  • promoting equal opportunity and treatment of women in our field

Check out this video message from women in AMIA sharing their “Why Informatics?” stories.

Featured in Video: Marylyn Ritchie, PhD / Tiffany Grant, PhD / Wanda Pratt, PhD, FACMI / Maia Hightower, MD, MPH, MBA / Morgan Harrell, Graduate Student, PhD Candidate / Sandy Galiano, RN, BSN / Vivian Singletary, MBA / Emily Webber, MD, FAAP / Bonnie Westra, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI

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Discount Publications and the ACI Journal

Applied Clinical Informatics Journal (ACI)

As the Official eJournal of AMIA and IMIA, the online journal ACI aims to establish a platform that allows sharing knowledge between clinical medicine and health IT specialists as well as bridging gaps between visionary design and successful and pragmatic deployment. Christoph U. Lehmann, MD, FAAP, FACMI, is the Editor-in-Chief and leads an impressive Editorial Board.

Discount Publications
Prices for these publications are deeply discounted off the published rates when you purchase a one- or multi-year AMIA membership.

Career Opportunities

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From student through retirement — The AMIA community has you covered
Your Network
  • Cultivate the online Member Directory with advanced search features
  • Become a Mentor or Mentee and understand the value of mentorship
  • Receive monthly job alerts and visit the Career Center for positions in informatics or for your next terrific staff member
Leadership Opportunities
  • Become a SME and produce white papers, webinars, and speak on panel
  • Become part of a working group or commitee leadership team
  • Present at one of several meetings and conferences

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As an AMIA Student member, we support your development and career goals

  • Getting advice— Mentor Match Program
  • Networking— Get involved in the Student Working Group
  • Finding a job— Career Center
  • Exploring science and practice—Online Education Center (coming soon)
  • Planning professional development— AMIA meetings

Network and Collaborate

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As a multidisciplinary, interprofessional network, there are plenty of opportunities to cross-collaborate with members in other informatics professions and specialties.
As an AMIA member, you have access to network and collaborate within AMIA Connect, our online member community. Join a working group who share similar interests and professions. There are so many ways to hone your leadership skills, collaborate on producing a webinar or white paper, become a mentor or mentee, and getting answers to challenging problems you face in your daily work. 

Discussion Forums enable you to make your voice be heard while discussion a number of issues around the focus of the Forum. Communities of Practice (by invitation only) have a very specific focus around the area of practice.

Working Groups
  • Biomedical Imaging Informatics
  • Clinical Decision Support
  • Clinical Information Systems
  • Clinical Research Informatics
  • Consumer & Pervasive Health Informatics
  • Dental Informatics
  • Education
  • Ethical, Legal and Social Issues
  • Evaluation
  • Genomics and Translational Bioinformatics
  • Global Health Informatics
  • Intensive Care Informatics
  • Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining
  • Knowledge Representation and Semantics
  • Mental Health Informatics
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Nursing Informatics
  • Open Source
  • People and Organizational Issues
  • Pharmacoinformatics
  • Primary Care Informatics
  • Public Health Informatics
  • Regional Informatics Action
  • Student
  • Visual Analytics
Discussion Forums
  • Chief Research Informatics Officer
  • Health Informatics Policy
  • Implementation
  • Interoperability and Health Information Exchange
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Women in AMIA

AMIA web pages to the above listed benefits
Why Informatics?
Public Policy
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News and Publications
Press Releases
Meetings and Events
AMIA Connect
Women in AMIA
Working Groups
Job listings