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The Education Committee’s primary function is to advise, develop, support, and continuously evaluate a comprehensive approach to educational and practice-based training opportunities for members and others, as determined by the strategic priorities of the Board and the learning needs of AMIA's various audiences. The committee reports to the Board.

The Education Committee consists of a committee chair, who is an AMIA member with non-profit volunteer experience, and at least three other members. The Education Committee shall be populated by leaders from key education focused constituencies within AMIA including:

  • Chair of the Education Working Group (ED-WG)
  • Chair of the Academic Forum or a designee from the executive committee
  • Chair of the Working Steering Committee or a designee
  • Chair of the CI MOC Committee
  • Chair of the previous 10x10 Course Review Committee
  • Chair of the Community of Clinical Informatics Program Directors (CCIPD)
  • Standing Chairs of Scientific Program Committees
  • Chair of the Student Working Group or a designee from their leadership
  • Head of the Clinical Informatics Board Review Course (CIBRC)
  • Chair of the Industry Advisory Council (IAC)

Committee Members

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Saif Khairat, PhD, MPH, FAMIA

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
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Department of Biomedical Informatics, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, State University of New York
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Christina Eldredge, MD, PhD

University of South Florida
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Colin Moore, MD

Children's Minnesota
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Kelly Nieves, MD

Waco Family Medicine
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Kim Unertl, PhD

Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Studies
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
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Michael Grasso, MD,PhD

Assistant Professor
University of Maryland School of Medicine
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Robert Marshall, MD MPH MISM

Madigan Healthcare System
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Sue Feldman, RN, MEd, PhD, FACMI

Professor and Director of Graduate Programs in Health Informatics
University of Alabama at Birmingham
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Sullafa Kadura, MD, MBA

Assistant Professor
University of Rochester Medical Center
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Thomas Kannampallil, PhD

Associate Professor; Assoc CRIO
Washington University School of Medicine
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Jeffrey J. Williamson, M.Ed.

Senior Vice President of Education and Member Services


If you have a question or comment for the committee, please contact the Chair.

Contact Saif