Department of Pathology & Immunology

Clinical Informatics Fellowship

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The two-year ACGME-accredited program provides comprehensive training to become a leader in clinical informatics as well as laboratory informatics and informatics research and education. Fellows gain training and experience in fundamental concepts, technology, application, management and other areas related to clinical informatics. A program goal, aligned with those of Baylor College of Medicine, is to develop professionals who can apply the principles and knowledge of clinical informatics to advance healthcare at both the individual and population levels, to further clinical informatics education and to make important contributions to clinical informatics research. Fellowship rotations provides experience and project opportunities in electronic records, laboratory information systems, data analytics, clinical decision support, database architecture, quality and utilization tracking and improvement, interoperability, and other related areas. Fellows have opportunities to participate in research, clinical and research conferences, informatics journal clubs, and digital pathology and telepathology initiatives. The fellowship leads to eligibility for board certification in Clinical Informatics. The fellowship experience is flexible to match the trainee's interests and career goals.

Fellow Responsibilities

  • Active participation in rotations, projects, education, and research
  • Devote up to 20 percent time working in the fellow's primary clinical specialty.
  • Completion of Epic physician builder courses I and II and AMIA 10x10 Introduction to Biomedical & Health Informatics course
  • Service to local as well as national informatics communities

Fellow Candidate Requirements

  • Ideally, board certified or eligible in anatomic and/or clinical pathology. The program is open to consider graduates of any specialty.
  • Must have or be eligible for Texas medical licensure
  • Completion of ACGME-accredited residency by June 2020
  • Epic EHR experience desired
  • Demonstrated strong interest and aptitude in clinical informatics

Interested applicants for the 2020-2022 fellowship position, as well as 2021-2023 and 2022-2024 openings, should address communication to:

Program Director: Dr. Ila Singh, M.D., Ph.D.
Program Coordinator: Rosario Guzman

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Affiliations with leading research and healthcare institutions in and around the Texas Medical Center, the world’s largest healthcare complex, provide access to an exceptionally diverse array of people and resources. Discover how our affiliations enhance our education programs.

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