What is Biomedical and Health Informatics?

Biomedical and Health informatics applies to computer and information science to the advancement of life sciences research, health professions education, public health, and patient care.  This multidisciplinary and integrative field focuses on health information and communication technologies (HICT), and involves the computer, cognitive, and social sciences. For more information, please visit: http://www.amia.org/about-amia

The purpose of Georgetown School of Medicine Informatics is to:

  • Develop and integrate clinical informatics into the School of Medicine curriculum
  • Identify needs and develop informatics solutions for the School of Medicine administrative functions
  • Support student driven informatics initiatives
  • Serve as liaison for the School of Medicine for collaborative informatics projects