The UAMS Clinical Informatics fellows participated in AMIA CIC in Houston, Texas, starting with the fellows pre-conference retreat on May 23.
The official AMIA Clinical Informatics Conference was May 24-26. The AMIA Clinical Informatics Fellows’ Retreat was May 23, organized by the AMIA Clinical Informatics Fellows. It is the largest annual gathering of CI fellows.
Lori Wong, M.D., MPH, presented: “Delayed Elective Surgeries due to the COVID-19 Pandemic; Effect on Emergency Department Visits and Urgent Inpatient Admissions.”
Jake Wooldridge, M.D., presented: “Identification of Lymphoma in Pathology Whole-Slide Images.” There was also a presentation on “Harmonizing units and values of quantitative data elements in a very large nationally pooled electronic health record (EHR) dataset,” which is a continuation of a project Dr. Wooldridge worked on when he was a first-year fellow at Stony Brook University in New York, before transferring to UAMS for his senior year. He is listed as a co-author.
Daniel Liu, M.D., presented the latest updates to the project: “Evaluating vendor-derived pediatric sepsis predictive model in acute care settings,” along with Clinical Informatics Fellowship Program Director, Dr. Pele Yu.
Junior fellows Salem AlGhamdi, M.B.B.S, and Obeid Shafi, M.D., were also in attendance, for what is their the in-person conference opportunity of their training experience.
The American Medical Informatics Association is a professional organization connecting a broad community of professionals and students interested in informatics.