From the International Medical Informatics Association

News from AMIA – July 16 round-up


AMIA (American Medical Informatics Association – have announced that registration is now open for the AMIA 2010 Symposium ( AMIA2010 will be the 34th consecutive year for the event, which will present cutting-edge scientific research on biomedical and health informatics. Scientific Program Committee chair is Gil Kuperman, MD, from Columbia University. The AMIA2010 meeting will be held at the Washington Hilton, Washington, DC, from November 13-17, 2010.

Early-bird rates—available only to AMIA members—will remain an option until Aug. 26, 2010. For full information about pre-conference tutorials, hotels, the program agenda, and registration, visit

AMIA Committee Chair to Lead Regenstrief Institute

AMIA has announced that William Tierney, MD, AMIA’s International Affairs Committee Chair, has been named President and CEO of Regenstrief Institute, Inc. ( He also will serve as Associate Dean for Clinical Effectiveness Research at Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Tierney has spent 30 years as a physician-investigator with Regenstrief and the IU School of Medicine, is the principal investigator on more than $22 million in grants from federal agencies and foundations, and has published more than 260 articles in leading medical journals.

AMIA on Facebook

AMIA has migrated to a new Facebook fan page – This will allow AMIA members, leaders, and staff to share information about meetings, education opportunities, events, and member news more easily with one another. You can “LIKE” the new page, and also RSVP for AMIA meetings and events.

AMIA also has several Twitter streams, including and

July 16, 2010 - Posted by | AMIA, conference, education, USA | , , , , ,

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