West Attends AMIA Academic Forum Conference



DCHI’s Associate Director of Operations, Vivian West, PhD, MBA, RN, attended the AMIA Academic Forum Conference held March 21-22 in Nashville.

Established in 2007, the Academic Forum currently encompasses 56 academic institutions worldwide and provides support and services to informatics professionals in developing, organizing, and managing their institution’s post baccalaureate biomedical and health informatics training programs.

Highlights of the 2013 conference included discussions of accreditation, certification, and the anticipated impact of the national Health IT agenda on informatics education. A summary of the meeting is included in AMIA’s latest eNews.