International Partnership for Health Informatics Education (IPHIE)
The International Partnership for Health Informatics Education (IPHIE) aims to promote education through international collaboration of graduate and undergraduate training programs in Biomedical and Health Informatics. IPHIE currently consists of the University of Amsterdam (Netherlands), University of Heidelberg/ Technische Fachhochscule Heilbronn (Germany), University of Minnesota (US), University of Utah (US), University for Health Informatics and Technology (Austria), and our BHI program at the University of Washington. Activities include yearly Master Classes, workshops on International Medical Informatics Congresses and active exchange of both students and faculty among IPHIE partner universities. George Demiris and Peter Tarczy-Hornoch are the UW liaisons to IPHIE.
Clinical Informatics and Patient-Centered Technologies (CIPCT)
The Clinical Informatics and Patient-Centered Technologies (CIPCT) M.S. program, an interdisciplinary degree program led by the School of Nursing in collaboration with the Division of Biomedical and Health Informatics. It features distance learning technologies to support dispersed learners. The emphasis of CIPCT is on applied clinical informatics and the program provides graduate-level training to health professionals, teaching them to understand, design, develop, evaluate, and train staff to use informatics applications in advanced patient care. The CIPCT Graduate Program Director, George Demiris, is a Core Division of Biomedical and Health Informatics faculty member.
AMIA Academic Forum
BHI is a charter member of the AMIA academic forum