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Careers in HIT and Informatics

Mark Carroll

UC Davis Health Informatics

Graduate Program

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Who is this guy?

Biotech

Pharma

Pharma

Informatics

Informatics Training

Bouncer

California – Children's Medical Branch - PEDNESS

California Laboratory Integration Project – UC Davis

UC Davis Health Informatics Program – Assistant Director

Informatics Faculty (in-person and on-line)

Research in Public Health Informatics (grants)

I am a student again!!!!

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Agenda

Education Opportunities

Bachelors degrees

Certificates

AMIA 10 x10 programs

Internships

Volunteer opportunities

Graduate degrees

Getting that job!

Resume/ Curriculum Vitae

Networking

Organization in HIT and Informatics

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Agenda

Mentors

Interview Skills

Research

Linkedin

Where are the jobs??????

Academia

Industry

Government Agencies

Types of Jobs

.

Tech

Analyst

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Agenda

Continuing Education – It is part of Medicine!!

HIMSS online and

inperson

Local Seminars

Organization based training

HL7

SNOMED

Medical Terminology

Others

Questions??????????

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Education

Bachelors Degrees

Not broadly available

More starting to appear – Drexel

Industry isn’t sure what to do with it

Certificates

Many to choice from

Benefits?

To someone trying to break in????

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Education

AMIA 10 x 10

Expensive

Specific training

Nursing, PH,

BioInformatics

Online with one or two meetings

Top Universities

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Education

Graduate DegreesInformatics MS, MPH, Ph.D. Dr.PH.Many to choice fromSome onlineMost inpersonThesis or appliedWhat does it do for me?Qualifications?

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Education

Internships…….. Or Volunteer

Best thing ever

Positions earned

Public Health

Health Organizations

Network – ask the ????

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Getting that Job!

Resume

Curriculum Vitae

Networking

Networking

Networking

Conferences

Seminars

Organization meetings

Where ever and whenever…

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Getting that Job!

Talk to someoneRemember their NAMEKnow when to close and when to stopEmail or Phone a thank you

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Getting that Job!

Organizations

AMIA

HIMSS

HL7

PHIN

Online conference calls

Opportunities to be apart of their work

Get on

Listservs

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Getting that Job!

Mentors

ASK when you meet someone working in an area of interest

HIMSS can help

How did they get there????

Interview Skills

Practice

Practice

Practice

Research the company/organization

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Getting that Job!

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Where are the Jobs??????

Academia

Online teaching

Programming

Leadership

Others

Industry

EMR

DS

Consultants

Start-ups SARTA

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Where are the Jobs????

Ask industry what they classify you as?

Government Agencies

CDC

State and local Public Health Agencies

NIH

So many others at all levels of Government

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Where are the Jobs????

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Where are the Jobs????

Think outside the box….

EMS companies

Insurance companies

Research firms

Data management firms

Medical helicopter companies

Others???

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Where are the Jobs????

Positions are not called HIT/Informatics

UTAH only one

Most are listed as other

Why???

We have so much work to do…

Phone a friend.. Educate

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How are they listed????

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Types of Jobs

Technician

Analyst

Programmer

Assistant

Staff Research

IS/IT

Staffer

So important to ask employers

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Continuing Education

HIMSS online courseConference Courses – AMIA, HIMSS etc.Local SeminarsWebinars from HIMSS and others….

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Thank You

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NorCal HIMSS

How can we help you???


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