Keynote Speakers for September Meeting

Meet the 2016 Tri-Chapter Meeting keynote speakers:

A self-described info-fetishist, Anne-Marie Dietering, MLS is the Franklin A. McEdward Professor for Undergraduate Learning Initiatives at Oregon State University. Her research focuses on in-depth, qualitative investigations of student research behavior and she is increasingly fascinated by the interplay between the affective and cognitive dimensions of learning. She will present Keynote 1 on Monday, September 26th at 9:30am.

Dr. David Kaelber is a practicing internist and pediatrician and the Chief Medical Informatics Officer at the MetroHealth System in Cleveland, OH.  He is an expert in the use of electronic health records and a proponent of using data to improve healthcare.  He was recently named one of the nation’s top clinical informationists by Modern Healthcare.  Dr. Kaelber will present Keynote 2 on Tuesday, September 27th at 9am.

The conference will also feature panels on timely topics to help you understand and adapt to rapid changes. Monday’s invited panel “Diversity matters: Equality and inclusion in healthcare” will discuss providing culturally competent care for diverse patrons.  Tuesday’s panel “In sickness and in health: Is healthcare ready to commit to open data?“ will weigh how the movement for open data can be both beneficial and detrimental to patients and to healthcare.

Sunday’s CE courses offer a variety of topics including data visualization, genealogical research, “doctor speak” for librarians and more!

View the full conference schedule here:

It’s not too late to submit your proposals for posters, papers and lightning talks. The final deadline for submission is Friday May 27th.

Register now for the 2016 Tri-Chapter Meeting (early bird registration ends August 18th ) and reserve your room at the Doubletree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City from Sept. 25-28, 2016.

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