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.
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.