A team from the UAMS/ACH Clinical Informatics Fellowship Program took home first prize at a data science competition hosted by the Medical Intelligence Society (MIS).
Fellow Daniel Liu, M.D., and Program Director Feliciano “Pele” Yu Jr., M.D., MSPH, MSHI, FAMIA, won the $500 first-place prize for their project, “Using Gradient-Boosting Forest Models to Examine the Impact of ACEs in Predicting Mental Well-being.” Click here to see details of the UAMS team’s project and the other winners.
The competition was originally scheduled as part of the MIS Global Summit in January, but the summit was postponed until July because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The data science competition continued as planned, but the winners were announced remotely.
MIS is a venue for clinicians interested in data science and artificial intelligence. The group aims to create world leaders in the application of data science and artificial intelligence in healthcare through education.
Dr. Liu is a ’20-’22 fellow in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Clinical Informatics Fellowship Program whose primary training site is Arkansas Children’s Hospital (ACH). Drs. Liu and Yu are pediatricians. In addition to Dr. Yu’s role with the fellowship program, he is also a professor of Pediatrics, Biomedical Informatics and Public Health at UAMS and Chief Medical Information Officer at ACH.