Apply for FAMIA

The FAMIA designation is designed to recognize AMIA members who:

  • apply informatics skills and knowledge within their professional setting
  • demonstrate professional achievement and leadership
  • provide sustained commitment to the betterment of AMIA

The application period provides ample time for you to gather required documentation, and for AMIA to receive your Peer Recommendation/Letter of Recommendation.

Before you apply, please review the FAMIA FAQ page, where you will find answers to common questions about the eligibility criteria and process.

Step 1: Application Fee

Purchase the $200 FAMIA Application through AMIA’s Online Store. Retain your invoice number for later use. Your invoice number will be sent to the email address we have on file. The application fee is nonrefundable.

Step 2: Assemble Documents

To successfully submit your application, you will need:

  • Invoice number from purchase of FAMIA Application through AMIA’s Online Store
  • Copy of diploma(s)
  • Copy of Certificate (if applicable)
  • Copy of CV / Resume
  • Completed Long-Term Experience Pathway ICQ Form (if applicable)
  • AMIA member contact information for Peer Recommendation / Letter of Recommendation

Note:  You will be able to open an account, start the process and return to your application form, but we recommend assembling completed documents before beginning.

Step 3: Open New Application

Create a NEW account login and password.  Begin the process by clicking the appropriate link below. Unsure of which pathway to use? Check the Eligibility Criteria page.

Step 4 (if necessary): Revisit Your Application to Finish

If you have started your application, but cannot determine how to finish, please choose which type of application you began, and choose “log-in” in the upper right-hand corner and choose “existing user.”

Questions? Please review the FAMIA FAQ page or contact Michelle Martin, Membership Program Manager at with questions.

Notifications will be sent in October 2019.