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

The Lucas CPR Device And Pregnancy

The Trauma Professional's Blog
FOAM EM RSS 4/5/2018
Tweet Here’s an image of the Lucas automated CPR device. Here’s a question for you: can you use the Lucas chest compression device in a pregnant patient? The official company answer is “no.”

407TF Teaching Left Ventricular Assist Device Using Team-Based Learning in Emergency Medicine

K. Narajeenron
Annals of Emergency Medicine 10/1/2017
Left ventricular assist device (LVAD) is a mechanical circulatory support device that is normally placed in critically ill patients who have poor left ventricular function. After LVAD implantation,

TechTool Techno Review SensiMat

Tessa Davis
LITFL 4/10/2014
This week I’m taking a break from reviewing apps that educate us as doctors, and instead have decided to look at how our smartphones, and technology in general, can be used to help our patients.

Patwari Academy videos: LVADs

Michelle Lin, MD
ALiEM - Academic Life in Emergency Medicine 9/22/2013
Complications from left ventricular assist devices (LVAD) increasingly account for Emergency Department visits. What are LVAD’s? They are a short-term, artificial, circulatory device which performs