Academic Forum Membership

Why become a member of AMIA’s Academic Forum?

Qualification for Membership

  • An academic unit of an educational organization that is offering a program leading to one or more degrees or certificates in informatics may join as a full member
  • A unit of an organization that offers fellowship or residency training programs in informatics may join as a full member
  • A unit of an organization that provides post-doctoral training as a component of a research program may join as a full member
  • Accreditation bodies, foundations and government agencies that are interested in informatics training may join as affiliate member
  • Units that are building informatics programs are eligible for emerging membership

Join or Renew

Please save the PDF/s as needed to your computer, complete form/s and email to Michelle Martin at

Academic and Training Program Directory

New 2021 Forum Membership Options

Full Member ($3,000) Single Program ($1,250)
4 academic forum representatives; 1 vote; leadership opportunities* 1 academic forum representative; 1 vote; leadership opportunities*
4 special interest community slots* 1 special interest community slot*
4 20% discounts off AMIA meetings 1 20% discount off AMIA meetings
4 registrations to the AF annual retreat 1 registration to annual retreat
Access to CIF match process Access to CIF match process
50% exhibit discount 50% exhibit discount
Multiple programs listed in training program directory One program listed in training program directory
Unlimited access to JAMIA Journal Club webinars One program listed in training program directory
* Representatives must be current AMIA individual members; registration discounts may be used for any AMIA event during the year

Benefits of Academic Forum Membership

  • The Academic Forum provides a professional home and convening community for academic leaders within AMIA, the national organization for biomedical and health informatics training programs
  • Institutions may appoint up to four representatives to the Academic Forum *
  • Representatives receive exclusive access to their role-based specialized online community
  • CI Program Directors have free access to the CIF Match process
  • Each representative receives a 20% meeting discount off an AMIA Meeting
  • Registration for the Academic Forum Retreat is free for Academic Forum Representatives
  • Exclusive discounts of 50% off regular exhibitor rates for the AMIA Annual Symposium
  • Learning Showcase opportunities at the AMIA Annual Symposium for your targeted audience
  • Participate in strategy planning in the Academic Forum Business meeting at the AMIA Annual Symposium
  • Promote multiple programs in the Informatics Academic & Training Programs Directory on the AMIA website
  • List your ACGME program in the Clinical Informatics Fellowship Program Directory
  • Leadership opportunities within the Academic Forum Executive Committee, connect communities, task forces, and other ad hoc committees
  • Academic Forum members’ students receive free access to JAMIA Journal Club Webinars

* AF representatives must be AMIA members. Full Members may appoint four representatives and Single Members may appoint one representative.

Academic Forum members can find solutions and exchange ideas for best practices in one of the following Academic Forum Communities

  • Baccalaureate Health Informatics Educators (BEC)
  • Biomedical and Health Informatics Academic Leaders (BMHI-ALC)
  • Clinical Informatics Program Directors (CIPD)
  • Nursing Informatics Program Directors (NIPD)
  • Professional Master’s Educators (PMEC)


Please contact Michelle Martin, Membership Program Manager at or 301.657.1291 to learn more about becoming a member of the Academic Forum.