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

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

I am Dr. Ryan Radecki, author of EM Literature of Note: How I Work Smarter

Michelle Lin, MD
ALiEM 10/19/2014
In a previous How I Work Smarter post by Dr. Ken Milne, he called out Dr. Ryan Radecki, who is the outspoken and prolific author of EM Literature of Note and a premiere mythbuster in EM, specifically

ACEP Statement Opposes Proposed Public Charge Policy

ACEP Now
ACEP Now 11/16/2018
In response to a new proposed rule by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that would... The post ACEP Statement Opposes Proposed Public Charge Policy appeared first on ACEP Now .

What to Do When Cyber Attack Strikes the Emergency Department

Jennifer Pugh, MD, MBA, FACEP; and Christian Dameff, MD, MS
ACEP Now 10/17/2017
As practicing emergency physicians, we plan for the worst, knowing that modern health care, even with all... The post What to Do When Cyber Attack Strikes the Emergency Department appeared first

U.S., Canada Issue Joint Alert on ‘Ransomware’ After Hospital Attacks

Jim Finkle (Reuters)
ACEP Now 6/9/2016
The United States and Canada on Thursday issued a rare joint cyber alert, warning against a recent... The post U.S., Canada Issue Joint Alert on ‘Ransomware’ After Hospital Attacks appeared first

The Characteristics and Outcomes of Patients Who Make an Emergency Department Visit for Hypertension After Use of a Home or Pharmacy Blood Pressure Device

Clare L. Atzema, Alyssa Wong, Sameer Masood, Ayesha Zia, Suad Al-bulushi, Qazi Z. Sohail, Ahmed Cherry, Florence S. Chan
Annals of Emergency Medicine 7/19/2018
Emergency department (ED) visits for hypertension are rapidly increasing. Hypertension guidelines began recommending use of self-measurement blood pressure (BP) devices in the early 2000s, which