Medical informatics programs

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  1. Julie Bolding

    Julie Bolding Junior Member
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    Which are the strongest medical informatics programs? I've got a background in library science, journalism and want to apply to programs that focus on content. Would be interested in hearing from those currently in one. Thanks.

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    The University of Pittsburg has an extensive program.

    <a href="http://www.cbmi.upmc.edu/" target="_blank">http://www.cbmi.upmc.edu/</a>
     
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    What does an MD with training in informatics do on a typical job? Work at a hospital on designing software or networking computers?
     
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    Informatics is still a new and openning field. Are talking about getting training while in Med School or after or apart from Med School?

    The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) has a program as does UC Davis. UC Irvine also has one, but they are not necessary closely or integrally related with the med schools.
     
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    There is a fellowship in radiology that combines medical informatics with body imaging. There are several programs: Northwestern (chicago, IL), U Pitt, U Maryland, USCF, and combined Harvard program. These programs are all 1 year fellowships after 5 years of radiology. The harvard program is about 3 years I believe. I know of a neurologist (4 years neurology residency + 3 years informatics), who did this training at harvard and is now head of IT stuff at a medical school.
     

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