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Physicians comprise more than 40 percent of AMIA’s membership. Their expertise is represented in research and practice and throughout the leadership of AMIA.  Physicians have multiple member-only communities and working groups focused on topic-specific interests, such as Implementation, Clinical Decision Support and Primary Care Informatics. 

AMIA’s Clinical Informatics Conference and Annual Symposium support education, networking and presentation opportunities for physicians. The Symposium CMIO Workshop is a favorite.

Physicians in AMIA is the largest members-only group open to CIS certified physicians and other clinical informatics physician. Since 2013 more than 2000 physicians have become certified in the clinical informatics subspecialty. The physician community includes  AMIA Clinical Informatics Fellows (ACIF), a vibrant group a regular podcast.


Physicians in AMIA (PINA)

AMIA is the professional home for all physician informaticians.


AMIA Clinical Informatics Fellows (ACIF) is the home within AMIA for Clinical Informatics Fellows nationwide. ACIF endeavors to provide all Clinical Informatics fellows with the necessary support and resources to cultivate success and leadership.

Clinical Decision Support

The CDS Working Group provides a forum for AMIA members to share their interests, ideas, and experiences, and helps organize related activities at AMIA meetings.

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Update from CIC 2022

The Physicians in AMIA (PINA) presented the following awards during their business meeting in Houston at the 2022 Clinical Informatics Conference.

Clinical Informatics Physician Innovator Award

  • Natalie Pageler, MD, MEd | Stanford University
  • Michael Leu, MD | University of Washington
  • Samuel Yang | The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Applied Clinical Informatics Fellow Award

  • Priya Ramaswamy, MD, M.Eng | University of California, San Francisco

Informatics Physician Leader of the Year Award

  • Jodi Wachs, MD, FAMIA, FAAPM&R | Vizient, Inc

      Clinical Informatics Subspecialty

      Becoming board-certified in clinical informatics sets the highest bar for those who are experts in the subspecialty. It provides the opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge applying informatics to deliver improved healthcare services.


      Professional Resources

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      Clinical Informatics Conference

      May 23-25, 2023 | Chicago, IL

      CIC is where clinician informaticists of all disciplines –physicians, nurses, physician assistants, technicians, HIT developers, data analysts, C-suite executives, and more – share their innovations in bringing the technology advances out of the lab and into the patient room.
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      Applied Clinical Informatics

      Full access for AMIA members

      As the Official eJournal of AMIA and IMIA, the online journal ACI aims to establish a platform that allows sharing knowledge between clinical medicine and health IT specialists as well as bridging gaps between visionary design and successful and pragmatic deployment.
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      ACIF Go-Live Podcast

      'Go Live' is a podcast brought you by the AMIA Clinical Informatics Fellows (ACIF) which discusses the intersection of Medicine and Technology, while bringing you entertaining interviews from experts in the field.