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Medical Informatics Caucus

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Since 1991, the Medical Informatics Caucus (MIC) has provided a forum for, and communication between medical librarians, health professionals and other professionals from the information sciences. Although definitions vary, medical informatics focuses on broad-based computer applications involved in the transfer of medical information.

What We Do

Sponsor and co-sponsor invited and contributed papers, pre - or post- conference meetings and sessions, as well as CE courses. We also have close ties with American Society of Information Specialists and Technology (ASIS&T) and The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA). Offer two Career Development Grants annually to assist individuals to advance their knowledge in the field of medical informatics. Self-assessment and self-directed learning resources.

Who Should Join

Anyone who recognizes how essential information technology is to information science. Anyone interested in health and broad-based computer applications in medical information transfer.

Member Benefits

  • Sharing ideas and networking with peers for professional and educational growth.
  • Facilitating communication with other MIC members through the member forum/email list
  • Being active within MLA by serving on caucus committees and conference activities.
  • Mentoring and being mentored.
  • Access to MIC member directory
  • Keeping up with informatics issues and ideas.
  • Being at the cutting edge through continuing education and conference programs.

Public Resources

MIC sponsors the Medical Informatics Caucus/MLA Career Development Grant. Membership in MIC is preferred but not required for recipients of the grant.

MIC Leaders

Nicole Capdarest-Arest, AHIP
University of California, Davis
Jennifer E. Dinalo
University of Southern California
Immediate Past Chair, Community Council Representative
Alison Gehred
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Chair-elect; Program Chair
Tenley Nadine Sablatzky
Prairie View A & M University
Marisa Conte, AHIP
University of Michigan
Government Relations Committee Chair
Ann Glusker, AHIP
University of California Berkeley
Bylaws Committee Chair
Erin Keenan, AHIP
Communications Committee Chair
Robyn Reed, AHIP
Penn State College of Medicine
Membership Committee Chair; Webmaster/Community Manager
Lori Winterfeldt
Department of Veterans Affairs
Delegate, Education Domain Hub