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2021 Annual Symposium Update

June 3, 2021
I hope you are well as we head into the summer months. As you know, we have been planning for a live AMIA 2021 Annual Symposium in San Diego with a live streaming track to enable virtual attendance. The AMIA Board of Directors held a special meeting last week to
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AMIA Health Informatics Certification Eligibility Criteria and Program Details

April 23, 2021
It is hard to believe we are nearing the end of April. Summer will be here before we know it! AMIA staff and member volunteers have been hard at work on initiatives and efforts to advance our strategic plan. We are pleased to formally announce the AMIA Health Informatics Certification
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Announcing the Physicians in AMIA Community

March 4, 2021
We hope you are well. As mentioned in a previous message, AMIA is forming a new community for physicians. We are formally announcing the Physicians in AMIA (PINA) community. This community is an evolution of the Clinical Informatics Community of Practice (CICOP) to address the needs of the physicians in
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Happy 2021!

January 28, 2021
Happy 2021! I hope you all had a restful and rejuvenating holiday season. I would like to provide a brief update about what is happening at AMIA. We held a Board of Directors orientation meeting this month, welcoming several new members: Julia Adler-Milstein, William Brown, Susan Hull, Josette Jones, Eileen
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Update from October 2020 Board of Directors Meeting

October 14, 2020
I hope you are well as we are gearing up for the Virtual Annual Symposium next month. I would like to provide a brief update about what is happening at AMIA since my last message in August. There are a few key items I would like to report to you
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Update from July 2020 Board of Directors Meeting

August 12, 2020
I hope you are well. To maintain transparency between AMIA leadership and the AMIA membership, I would like to provide a brief update about what is happening at AMIA. There are a few key items I would like to report to you from our Board of Directors meeting last month
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Announcing the AMIA 2020 Virtual Annual Symposium

June 30, 2020
After thoughtfully considering many different options and ideas, AMIA has made the decision to shift our live AMIA 2020 Annual Symposium to a virtual event. We know that many of our members and attendees work in health care environments and are directly impacted and involved in COVID-19 relief efforts. We
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AMIA Statement on Racism

June 3, 2020
AMIA is an organization of more than 5,500 members who improve and advance health care every day as researchers, physicians, nurses, public health professionals, scientists. There is no place in our nation for racism and racial inequities. We know our community is hurting. There is a broken system in place
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Recognizing Our Nurses

May 11, 2020
As the world and our lives continue to adapt with these challenging times, I want to take this opportunity to recognize a subset of the AMIA family, many of whom are working on the front lines of this pandemic: our nurses. In celebration of the 200th birthday of Florence Nightingale
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April 2020 Update

April 13, 2020
I hope you are well in these challenging times. I am proud to lead a community demonstrating that data produced across the healthcare spectrum are the driving force of innovation and critical advancements. Many of us are working on the front lines of this pandemic – treating patients, working in