January 3, 2023 | Recent publications

The fifth edition of Healthcare Information Management Systems: Cases, Strategies, and Solutions has just been released, co-authored by BIDS faculty, Marion Ball (also a founder of the Series) and George Kim.

November 4, 2022 | Congratulations to Neha Verma, a winner of the 2022 Global Digital Health Innovation Award

Neha Verma, a PhD graduate of Informatics, has been recognized as a winner of the Global Digital Health Innovation Award in 2022 for "developing Innovative, Accessible & Affordable product/service to transform healthcare". Neha was honored to receive this award from Dr. Uma Nambiar in the… more

October 31, 2022 | Attention, Informatics Alumni! Please join us at the AMIA Symposium 2022 for an Alumni Reception

Please join us on Tuesday, November 8, 2022, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm for an Alumni reception at the AMIA 2022 Annual Symposium. To confirm attendance and get more details, please send a message to We look forward to seeing you there!

October 19, 2022 | Congratulations to Hadi Kharrazi, MD, PhD, a fellow in the ACMI Class of 2022!

Join us in congratulating Hadi Kharrazi MD, PhD. He will be inducted as a fellow into the American College of Medical Informatics in November during the 2022 AMIA Annual Symposium.

October 10, 2022 | Get connected with BIDS this Friday, October 14th, at the 2022 OHDSI Symposium!

2022 OHDSI Symposium Join us this Friday, October 14th, at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center for the 2022 Observational Health Data Sciences and Informatics (OHDSI) Symposium. Get connected with BIDS at various events throughout the venue.

September 27, 2022 | OHDSI community receives NSF grant

We're excited to announce the #OHDSI community has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to advance our work in reproducible observational research with #opensource software. Thanks to our many industry and academic contributors from around the world making this possible. The… more

September 22, 2022 | Congratulations to Star Liu for being nominated for an OHDSI Titan Award

Star Liu is currently in the MS in Health Sciences Informatics Research On-Campus program in Informatics with Biomedical Informatics and Data Science (BIDS). Star has been nominated for an OHDSI award this year. Each year OHDSHI collaborators recognize contributions towards OHDSI's mission, and… more

September 14, 2022 | Congratulations to Shanshan Song for being a 2022 AMIA LEAD Fund Awardee

Shanshan Song is currently in the PhD program in Informatics with Biomedical Informatics and Data Science (BIDS). She is one of the LEAD Fund awardees this year for the 2022 AMIA conference. With this award, Shanshan's trainee registration fee for the 2022 annual AMIA Symposium will be covered, and… more

September 9, 2022 | Mark your calendar: Paul Nagy's Grand Rounds lecture, Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality

Please plan to attend the upcoming Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality Grand Rounds. The details: Title: Observational Health Data Science and Informatics to Catalyze a Learning Health System Speaker: Paul Nagy, PhD Date: Sept. 15, 2022 Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm via Zoom https://… more

September 2, 2022 | OHDSI Collaborator Spotlight: Paul Nagy

Read the latest OHDSI Collaborator Spotlight interview, featuring Paul Nagy, PhD, Director of Education, BIDS.