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President's Message

July 2021 Update

December 9, 2021
I hope you are enjoying your summer. As we approach the holiday weekend, I would like to give a few updates since my last message, including an official welcome to our new CEO, Tanya Tolpegin, who started with AMIA June 21. As many of you know, we formed our Diversity
Informatics News

Automated Online Triage System Helps Determine COVID Severity: Study

November 15, 2021
There is a "huge need for an accurate triage tool," and this is a "good beginning," Theresa Cullen, MD, FAMIA, American Medical Informatics Association board member and public health director from Pima County, Arizona, said when asked to comment on the study. Read the full article
Member News

92 Fellows to be Inducted into American Medical Informatics Association

October 5, 2021
The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) announced the 2022 class of 92 Fellows of AMIA (FAMIA) in the FAMIA Applied Informatics Recognition Program – a program meant to recognize AMIA members who apply informatics skills and knowledge within their professional setting, who have demonstrated professional achievement and leadership, and who
President's Message

Announcing AMIA 2021 Annual Symposium Virtual Day

October 1, 2021
Dear AMIA Members, It is hard to believe we are just a few weeks out from our first live AMIA meeting since 2019. We hope to see many of you at the AMIA 2021 Annual Symposium in San Diego. We continue to carefully monitor updates on new cases and the
Member News, Press Release

4 Named Distinguished Fellows of the American College of Medical Informatics

September 30, 2021
The American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI) have named four Distinguished Fellows who will be presented with their awards at ceremonies during the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) 2021 Annual Symposium. This recognition program began in 2020 and aims to recognize senior Fellows who have made significant and sustained contributions
Member News, Press Release

11 Fellows to be Inducted into American College of Medical Informatics

September 28, 2021
Following their recent election, 11 new Fellows will be inducted into the American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI) on Oct. 31 at ceremonies during the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) 2021 Annual Symposium. AMIA’s Annual Symposium is the largest informatics event worldwide. The Symposium presents leading-edge scientific research on biomedical
Member News, Press Release

AMIA Announces 2021 Signature Award and Leadership Award Recipients

September 27, 2021
The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) is proud to announce the 2021 Signature Award and Leadership Award recipients. The leaders will be presented with their awards at the AMIA 2021 Annual Symposium, Oct. 30 – Nov. 3, in San Diego. AMIA’s Annual Symposium is the largest informatics event worldwide. The
Member News, Press Release

Randolph A. Miller, MD, FACMI, to be Awarded Morris F. Collen Award of Excellence at the AMIA 2021 Annual Symposium

September 23, 2021
The American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI) will present the 2021 Morris F. Collen Award of Excellence to Randolph A. Miller, MD, FACMI, Emeritus Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt University, during the opening session of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) 2021 Annual Symposium. AMIA’s Annual Symposium is October 30
Press Release, Public Policy News

AHIMA, AMIA, EHRA Release Preliminary Report About Operationalization of the Definition of Electronic Health Information

September 20, 2021
The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), and the Electronic Health Record Association (EHRA) announced today the release of a preliminary report that examines key issues related to the operationalization of the definitions of electronic health information (EHI) and designated record set (DRS). How
Public Policy News

AMIA 2021 ARPA-H Statement from Gretchen Purcell Jackson

August 11, 2021
Dr. Collins, thank you for the opportunity to provide our ideas and perspectives on this important and exciting endeavor. I am Gretchen Purcell Jackson, Vice President and Chief Health and Science Officer at IBM Watson Health, as well as an Associate Professor of Surgery, Pediatrics and Biomedical Informatics at Vanderbilt