• Working Group Governance Manual Flip Book is Here!

    Catherine Craven and Kirk Phillips, two of several volunteer members who have been diligently working on providing working group leadership teams with a governance manual and best practices guide.

    Approved by the AMIA Board in Nov. 2017, this manual is the first of two manuals to support working group leadership teams.
  • April is all about 10 x 10! Register today!

    There are three 10x10 courses scheduled in April. Learn more by clicking on the title of each course:

    Principles of Pharmacogenomics
    10x10 with Stanford University - April 2, 2018

    Introduction to Biomedical & Health Informatics
    10x10 with OHSU - April 4, 2018

    Interprofessional Informatics
    10x10 with University of Minnesota School of Nursing - April 6, 2018

  • eNews has new section dedicated to WG accomplishments!

    Looking for working group successes? Read them in eNews! First up - MHI-WG publishes a paper in the Oxford Academic Journal. 

    If you missed it, dig it out of your inbox and see working groups in action!
  • March 8 - JAMIA Journal Club on Synthetic Data

    March 8- 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm ET.

    Lead author Jason Walonoski presents the JAMIA article: "Synthea: An approach, method, and software mechanism for generating synthetic patients and the synthetic electronic health care record."

    Learn how to:
    • Utilize synthetic patient data for research or projects where "realistic but not real" data are sufficient for study objectives
    • Appreciate the benefits of synthetic data and how they may be used for non-clinical secondary use
  • Call for JAMIA Student Editorial Board applications

    Due Friday March 2, biomedical informatics trainees are needed for positions on the Student Editorial Board (SEB). The JAMIA SEB was created in 2003, and has provided outstanding informatics trainees with opportunities to receive in-depth exposure to the peer-review process and the operation of a scientific journal.
  • #AMIACHAT starts at 2:00pm ET!

    Jeff Smith, VP of Public Policy, AMIA will facilitate a Twitter Town Hall, asking you questions and providing information on Public Policy. 

    Tweet and re-tweet!
  • "It's Your Network" webinar now available

    The first in the "Max Out your Membership" series, It's Your Network, delves into the methods used to build your network. Hosted by Rob Rader and sponsored by Navigate AMIA.
  • #AMIACHAT - Public Policy Twitter Town Hall - Feb 21

    Navigate AMIA takes to Twitter for a Town Hall on Public Policy. #AMIACHAT Jeff Smith, VP of Public Policy, AMIA, will tweet about ​trends in health informatics and health IT, including policy drivers and industry activities to watch this year.

    We hope to "tweet" you there! Tell your colleagues! It's open to members and nonmembers.
  • TBI CRI lovers: Get your Early Bird Reg in by Feb. 8!

    Translational, Clinical Research, Implementation, and Data Science --all great tracks in the AMIA 2018 Informatics Summit, March 12-15, San Francisco. Keynote is Lesley Curtis, PhDm Professor of Medicine; Interim Chair, Department of Population Health Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine; Director, Center for Pragmatic Health Systems Research, Duke Clinical Research Institute
  • Grace Period on Renewing is Ending!

    Not renewed for 2018?  Please renew by January 31 to retain access to your benefits. 

    Need help? Contact Member Services at 301-657-1291, option 1.
  • Call for Submissions Open! AMIA 2018 Annual Symposium

    The AMIA 2018 Annual Symposium “Data, Technology, and Innovation for Better Health” will consider poster, podium abstract, regular paper, student paper, panel, demonstration, and workshop submissions that showcase the latest innovations from the community of biomedical informatics researchers and practitioners.
  • The Clock's Ticking! Renew Today!

    Don't lose access to the member directory, working groups, discussion forums, committees, and mentorship program!

    You have until the end of this month before access to these and all other benefits come to an end. Please renew. We need you!

    Go to AMIA Central (located on the red navigation bar) and click on the "Renew" button. And, remember to select your gender along the way!
  • Want to increase your chances of submission success?

    On January 8 at 2:00 p.m. EST, Brian Chapman, PhD, Program Chair for the AMIA 2018 Informatics Educators Forum, will be sharing tips for successful submissions during a LIVE webinar. Brian's goal is to help you improve your chances of having your submission accepted.

    Brian will be answering questions during the webinar. To make sure yours get answered, submit some questions in advance. Simply register FIRST, then send an email to with the subject line: "IEF 2018 Webinar Question."  Don't miss this fantastic opportunity to get the scoop on making your submission shine!
  • Registration is open for the Summit!

    We've had so many calls about registering for the AMIA 2018 Informatics Summit that we're opening registration early! Come to San Francisco, March 12 -15, for the best in Summit content: Translational, Clinical Research, Implementation and Data Science.
  • Informatics Educators Forum Call for Submissions!

    Scholarship | Leadership | Professional Advancement
    AMIA 2018 Informatics Educators Forum (formerly iNSpire) is accepting submissions!  Don't miss the January 16 deadline.
  • Claim Credit for AMIA 2017 by Dec. 15

    Please claim CME/CE/CNE/MOC-II credits for AMIA 2017 by December 15, 2017.
  • Fake News! AMIA does NOT sell lists!

    We’ve been contacted by a few AMIA members about email solicitation messages that say external vendors have obtained AMIA’s Annual Symposium registration list. Please know AMIA will NEVER sell or distribute your information. A legal cease and desist letter has been sent to the SPAM perpetrator. If you receive a message of this nature, please delete it. Your information is always kept privately within AMIA. DELETE SPAM.
  • AMIA Launches JAMIA Open, a Gold Open Access Journal

    Today, AMIA, launched JAMIA Open, a new Gold Open Access scholarly publication JAMIA Open is a sibling publication to JAMIA. Neil Sarkar, PhD, MLIS, FACMI, is the editor.  JAMIA Open will include expanded publication formats, such as short application notes and database notes. Dr. Sarkar intends to engage readers with the introduction of “living papers” — which include interactive components such as embedded live code. A signature element in JAMIA Open’s format will be the inclusion of patient/community abstracts accompanying each article, written in language to convey to non-informatics audiences what the research means and how it could be important to care.
  • Webinar Aug. 30: Analytics Related to Therapy and Treatment

    A Look at Real-Time Data and Use in Analytics Related to Therapy and Treatment Speaker: John R. Zaleski, PhD, CAP, CPHIMS. Chief Analytics Officer, Bernoulli Enterprise, Inc.  In this webinar, a survey of approaches to real-time data capture and availability of real-time data will be demonstrated as well as application of these data to specific therapies such as mechanical ventilation and cardiac monitoring, and combining these data together with ancillary information such as arterial blood gas and demographics to assist in pulling together an overall picture of the patient in real-time.
  • August 10: JAMIA Journal Club

    Participatory Design of Probability-based Decision Support Tools for In-hospital Nurses. Aug. 10, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Presenter: Alvin Jeffery, PhD, RN, Post-doctoral Fellow, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Vanderbilt University.
  • Webinar June 13: Open Source Primer: What Public Health Needs to Know

    June 13, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EST. AMIA Public Health Informatics Working Group is proud to present the webinar Open Source Primer: What Public Health Needs to Know. This presentation will reduce the mystery behind open source by defining key concepts that relate to the intellectual property rights surrounding software. Strategies for success for public health systems will also be offered, as well as a case study from a public health domain. Presenter: Noam H. Arzt, PhD, FHIMSS, President, HLN Consulting, a leading public health IT consulting company. He has been active in public health systems strategy, planning, development and implementation for more than twenty years.
  • JAMIA Journal Club June 8

    JAMIA Journal Club June 8, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. EDT Crossing the Health IT Chasm: Considerations and Policy Recommendations to Overcome Current Challenges and Enable Value-based Care. Julia Adler-Milstein, PhD, Associate Professor of Information, School of Information, and Associate Professor of Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Michigan; Jeff Smith, MPP, Vice President of Public Policy, AMIA.
  • AMIA Launches First Informatics Workforce Survey

    Everybody in the pool! AMIA invites ALL informatics professionals and students to participate in an important and unique opportunity to help shape the future of informatics. Share with your colleagues!
  • May 10 Webinar: Open Source Primer: What Public Health Needs to Know

    May 10. 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. EST Presenter: 
    Noam H. Arzt, PhD, FHIMSS. President, HLN Consulting, LLC. The AMIA Public Health Informatics Working Group is proud to present this webinar. This presentation will reduce the mystery behind open source by defining key concepts that relate to the intellectual property rights surrounding software. Open source represents a strategy that manager, technologists, and policy makers all must understand as its use (and neglect!) has implications in all domains.
  • Papers due May 15! JAMIA data science issue

    Special Focus Issue on Biomedical Data Science: Sharing Digital Objects to Accelerate Discoveries and Ensure Reproducibility of Results
  • April 5: Webinar IHIE and discussion forum

    Addressing Current Issues in Interoperability and Health Information Exchange (IHIE) - Introduction to the AMIA IHIE Discussion Forum.  Speakers - Walter Sujansky, MD, PhD; Ross D. Martin, MD, MHA