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MED 262:  Current Trends in Biomedical Informatics

Instructor: Jejo Koola, MD, MS
 Offered Fall, Winter and Spring Quarters: Fridays, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.  Classes will be held remotely using Zoom or onsite (BRF-II 5A03), which will be announced weekly.
Units: 1

  • Everyone is welcome to attend!
  • Students: Sign up for MED262 to get 1 unit credit. DBMI Ph.D. students are required to complete 6 quarters of MED262 in order to fulfill Ph.D. curriculum requirements.

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Associate Chief Medical Information Officer
Associate Program Director, Clinical Informatics Fellowship
Duke University Health System
Duke University Health System
Screening and Connecting Patients to Resources for Health Related Social Needs
02/02/2024 Zhe He, PhD, FAMIA Associate Professor, Director of Biostatistics, Informatics and Research Design Program (BIRD) of UF-FSU CTSA Hub School of Information, Florida State University Harnessing Explainable, Equitable, and Actionable Data Science to Improve Health and Clincial Research
02/09/2024 Amy Sitapati, MD
Clinical Professor, Division of Biomedical Informatics, Division of General Internal Medicine, Chief Medical Information Officer, Population Health, UCSDH, Interim Chief, Division of Biomedical Informatics, UCSD, Interim Chair, UC San Diego Health Department of Biomedical Informatics
UC San Diego Health Biomedical Informatics: Systems Science and Diagnostistic Safety Incident Pulmanary Nodules Registries and Population Health to Support a SureNet
02/16/2024 Ming Tai Seale, PhD, MPH

Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, Professor, Division of Biomedical Informatics, Vice Chair for Research, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, Director, Health IS Outcomes Analysis, 

UC San Diego AI-Generated Draft Replies Integrated into the EHR and Physicians' Electronic Communication
02/23/2024 Jejo Koola, MD, MS

Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Biomedical Informatics and Hospital Medicine, Medical Director, Information Systems, University of California San Diego

UC San Diego Idenntifying Early Hepatic Encephalopathy Through Digital Phenotyping
03/01/2024 Cancelled


4/19/2024 Cancelled


5/10/2024 Jessica Golbus, MD, MS

Clinical Instructor, Div. of Cardiovascular Medicine, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant

University of Michigan Using Digital Health Technologies in Cardiovascular Innovation
5/17/2024 Aliya Bari

Doctoral Candidate, Applied Ethics

University of Zurich, Switzerland Exploring the Future of Healthcare Data: Ethics, Innovation, and Patient Equity
5/31/2024 Shunpu Zhang, PhD

Professor and Chair, Department of Statistics & Data Science

University of Central Florida Large Scale Multiple Testing: Theory and Applications
6/7/2024 Spyros Kitsiou, PhD

Associate Professor, Biomedical and Health Information Sciences, Associate Chief Research Information Officer 

University of Illinois at Chicago iCardia trail: Using commercially available mHealth technologies to deliver patient-centered self-care intervention in patients and chronic heart failure