BWH/MGH Clinical Informatics Faculty Lunch with Dr. Gordon Schiff

Pictured: L-R – Drs. Schiff, Zhang (CI ’17, aPD), Luo (BWH PORTAL), Lyu (CI fellow), Gordon (CI Fellow), Rubins (CI Fellow).

The 2nd monthly BWH/MGH Clinical Informatics Faculty Lunch with Dr. Gordon Schiff was held at The Laughing Monk.  This monthly lunch is a way for CI fellows to meet and learn from faculty throughout the Partners system in an informal setting.


BWH/MGH Clinical Informatics and Innovation Fellowship welcomes 2018-2020 fellow, Dr. Lin Shen!

Lin Shen M.D. is a Clinical and Research Fellow in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Endoscopy at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Lin attended Stanford University for his undergraduate studies where he majored in Human Biology.  He then attended Yale School of Medicine,  and subsequently completed his Internal Medicine residency at Yale New Haven Hospital.  After residency training, Lin spent a year at Yale as an academic hospitalist before coming to Brigham and Women’s Hospital for GI fellowship. Lin has worked on multiple health IT projects including automatic neuroimaging segmentation algorithms, natural language processing-assisted identification of possible hepatocellular cancer in cirrhotic patients, as well as a number of EPIC-related implementation and optimization efforts both at Yale and the Brigham.  His primary interests are clinical decision support, at-risk cohort identification, and workflow optimization.


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Association of Clinical Informatics Fellows (ACIF) officially part of AMIA

ACIF, the first nationwide organization for Clinical Informatics fellows is now part of AMIA.  ACIF was founded by Mark Zhang DO MMSc (CI 2017), who also was the first president of the organization and led the merger with AMIA.  As part of the merger, ACIF will now be known as AMIA Clinical Informatics Fellows and is the home within AMIA for clinical informatics fellows and alumni.


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Second year CI fellow, Will Gordon MD publishes in NEJM:  “Threats in Information Security – Public Health Implications” 


Second year CI fellow, Will Gordon MD publishes in NEJM Catalyst: “Blockchain in Health Care: Decoding the Hype”