From the International Medical Informatics Association

AMIA Names Kevin Fickenscher, MD, as New President and CEO

AMIA ( announced yesterday (15 March) that its Board of Directors will be appointing Kevin Fickenscher, MD as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Dr. Fickenscher will be replacing Ted Shortliffe, MD, PhD; he will join AMIA on March 19, 2012 and will officially start in the role on April 01, 2012.

There is a news release with full details on the AMIA website. In a letter to AMIA members, Board Chair Gil Kuperman noted that “Kevin has had a distinguished career in health care and information technology. As a result of his previous senior management roles, he brings to AMIA skills and experience in leadership, leadership development, strategic planning, organizational transformation, business development, policy development and clinical quality improvement.” AMIA members will be able to meet Kevin at the Translational Bioinformatics / Clinical Research Informatics Joint Summits in San Francisco on 19-23 March –

March 16, 2012 - Posted by | AMIA, USA | , , ,

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