AMIA’s 2018 Informatics Summit Is Coming; Mark Your Calendar Now For These PCORnet-Led Sessions

The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) is set to hold its annual Informatics Summit on March 12-15 in San Francisco, CA. The summit is known across the industry as a showcase of leading perspectives in translational, clinical research, implementation, and data science. PCORnet will have a significant presence at the event—including PCORnet Data Committee member Lesley Curtis, who will be giving the opening keynote. Numerous other PCORI and PCORnet colleagues will also be at the summit sharing their research, so mark your calendars for the dates and times below.

Not able to attend in person? You can still support your colleagues by following and continuing the conversations online @AMIAInformatics, #TBICRI18, and by following @PCORnetwork.

Here is a list of the sessions led by your PCORI and PCORnet Colleagues at 2018 AMIA Informatics Summit:

Sessions on March 12th

  • PCORnet: Infrastructure, Research Studies, Engagement: Anthony Solomonides, NorthShore University HealthSystem; Abel Kho, Northwestern University; Charles Bailey, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia; Katherine Kim, University of California Davis; Maryan Zirkle, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute; Shayna Barbash, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
    • Session Number & Type: Tutorial T05
    • Time & Location: 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM, Mission
  • Opening Plenary Session and Keynote: Lesley Curtis, Duke Clinical Research Institute
    • Session Number & Type: Opening Plenary Session and Keynote
    • Time & Location: 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM, Cyril Magnin Ballroom

Sessions on March 13th

Sessions on March 14th

Sessions on March 15th

  • Nursing Documentation and the Clinical Research Informatics Pipeline: Jeffrey Klann, Harvard University School of Medicine; Sarah Collins, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Kenrick Cato, Columbia University; Russ Waitman, University of Kansas Medical Center; Bonnie Westra, University of Minnesota
    • Session Number & Type: Panel S36
    • Time & Location: 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM, Cyril Magnin I

About PCORnet

PCORnet, the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network, is an innovative initiative of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). The goal of PCORnet is to improve the nation’s capacity to conduct clinical research by creating a large, highly representative network that directly involves patients in the development and execution of research. More information is available at

 About PCORI

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) is an independent nonprofit organization authorized by Congress in 2010. Its mission is to fund research that will provide patients, their caregivers, and clinicians with the evidence-based information needed to make better-informed healthcare decisions. PCORI is committed to continuously seeking input from a broad range of stakeholders to guide its work. More information is available at