Medical Informatics Fellowship

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Informatics Special Fellowship is a core training program of the VA HSR&D Center for Health Information and Communication at the Indianapolis VA Medical Center , a close partner of the Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of Medicine. The goal of the Indianapolis VA Medical Informatics fellowship training program is to prepare graduates for careers in medical informatics, with particular research skills in health information exchange, health care analytics, human-computer interaction, and patient-physician communication. The VA’s Fellowship in Medical Informatics provides opportunities to use the VA’s internationally recognized medical informatics infrastructure and our research faculty and campus partners to provide outstanding training opportunities and to contribute to the academic pursuit of medical informatics research, improvement of health care delivery, and VA HSR&D recruitment and retention of promising informatics investigators.

What You’ll Learn:

• Understand medical informatics research
• Extract, analyze and interpret information
• Develop productive careers in academic medicine and/or serving the VA
• Understand health services research
• Develop, carry out, analyze and publish results from a research project

Eligibility Requirements:

• U.S. citizen or permanent resident
• Completed clinical training terminal degree (including MD) or PhD in computer science, medical informatics, decision science, economics, behavioral research or related fields
• Demonstrate potential for medical informatics research

David Haggstrom David Haggstrom

David Haggstrom, MD, MAS

Fellowship Director

Annie Do, VA Fellowships Coordinator

How to Apply:

Candidates should submit:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Two Letters of Reference, and
  • Personal Statement

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