December 6, 2021

Regenstrief names new director of clinical informatics fellowship program

Regenstrief Institute Research Scientist Burke Mamlin, M.D., will be the new director of the institute’s Clinical Informatics Fellowship program.

The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)-accredited fellowship program trains the next generation of chief medical information officers and clinical informatics researchers. It focuses on providing fellows with practical knowledge and experience in health IT, educating trainees on EPIC and Cerner architecture, fundamentals of health IT systems, management of health IT projects, business of health IT and more.

Dr. Mamlin has been with Regenstrief for more than 20 years and actually completed the Clinical Informatics fellowship at the institute. He is an associate professor of clinical medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine and a practicing internist at Eskenazi Health. He co-founded OpenMRS, an open-source medical record system platform to support underserved populations, and serves as the chief architect.

Dr. Mamlin is involved in the design and development of computer applications for medicine with a focus on physician order entry. He helped create the Medical Gopher Order Entry system, one of the premier computerized physician order entry systems. The goal of his work is to design and develop informatics solutions for underprivileged patients both in Indiana and in developing countries.

About Regenstrief Institute

Founded in 1969 in Indianapolis, the Regenstrief Institute is a local, national and global leader dedicated to a world where better information empowers people to end disease and realize true health. A key research partner to Indiana University, Regenstrief and its research scientists are responsible for a growing number of major healthcare innovations and studies. Examples range from the development of global health information technology standards that enable the use and interoperability of electronic health records to improving patient-physician communications, to creating models of care that inform practice and improve the lives of patients around the globe.

Sam Regenstrief, a nationally successful entrepreneur from Connersville, Indiana, founded the institute with the goal of making healthcare more efficient and accessible for everyone. His vision continues to guide the institute’s research mission.

  • Dr. Burke Mamlin

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