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2016 Information Technology in Academic Medicine Conference

Sponsored by the AAMC Group on Information Resources (GIR)


Hilton Toronto
145 Richmond Street West
Toronto, Ontario
June 1-3, 2016

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The 2016 Information Technology in Academic Medicine Conference, sponsored by the Group on Information Resources (GIR), was held for the academic medicine technology and data community to share how they address challenges and develop successful strategies for meeting organizational goals.

Information technology is a strategic asset essential to the growth and success of medical schools and teaching hospitals and this event will offered valuable peer learning opportunities on critical community topics through breakout sessions, posters, discussions, and digital demonstrations.

The event will focused on all three missions of academic medicine - education, research, and clinical care with cross-mission content greatly desired.

The conference addressed the following themes: technology leadership and trends, educational technologies, health care technologies, informatics and data analytics, research technologies, workforce development, and administrative technologies.

Key topics this year were:

  • Innovations in Research, Education, Clinical, Administration, or Library Technologies
  • Addressing Technology Challenges and Opportunities in a Learning Health System
  • Advances in Data Analytics and Management Strategies to Support the Missions
  • Creating and Maintaining IT Leadership, Governance, Policy, and Training
  • Addressing Diversity in the Information Resources Workforce
  • The Role of Simulation and Emerging Education Modalities in the Health Care Continuum
  • Utilizing and Creating Dashboards to Inform Institutional Decision-making
  • Unlocking the Potential of Electronic Medical Records
  • Enabling Inter and Intra Institutional Collaboration
  • Innovations or Technologies to Support Change Management

Attendance was open to faculty and staff from all health profession schools or teaching hospitals.

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