The research and practice of informatics in health and healthcare offers educational and career opportunities that are broad and deep. There is virtually no part of the health and healthcare ecosystem that is untouched by informatics and the people who make a difference every day.
Informaticians come from a range of academic and professional backgrounds with interests and expertise as varied as clinical decision support, pharmacogenomics, natural language processing, proteomics, health equity, ethics, public policy, mobile health, ontologies, qualitative research, human factors, visual analytics and many, many more.
If you are new to informatics or looking to pivot in your career search the Informatics Academic Program directory to find the right fit for your interests. Explore the education catalog and watch a JAMIA Journal Club webinar for free. Not sure what informaticians do? Check out AMIA’s Why Informatics? YouTube videos.
If you have clinical or health informatics experience and are ready to up your game, consider certification. It sets you apart and gives you and employers confidence and trust in your expertise.
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