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Updates on CHIP Core and Associated Faculty: 

Zhaopeng Xing (doctoral student at CHIP) and Fei Yu’s poster abstract titled “A Pilot Comparative Study of Health Information Seeking Performance and Mental effort on Google Assistant versus Google Chrome” was accepted and will be published by American Health Informatics Association (AMIA) Annual Symposium, November 3-7 2018 in San Francisco, CA. 

Fei Yu, Yumeng Liu, and Lixin Song had a poster abstract titled "A Natural Language Processing Approach to Analyzing Consultation Visits for Treatment Decision making of Localized Prostate Cancer Patients: A Case Study on Second Use of Clinical Consultation Data" accepted for poster presentation during the Mobilizing Computable Biomedical Knowledge (MCBK) Conference, July 10-11 2018 in Bethesda, MD. Fei attended the conference at NLM and presented the poster.​

 

Congratulations Dr. Lukasz Mazur! 

Dr. Mazur has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure! Dr. Mazur has joint appointments in the School of Medicine’s Department of Radiation Oncology and SILS. 

Event Announcement

Clinical Informatics Board Review Course, September 14-16, 2018 - Learn more

Florida Health IT Summit, July 24 - July 25 - Learn more

Application Deadline: Pitch Perfect Startup Contest, August 1 - Learn more

NYGC NCBI-style bioinformatics hackathon August 6-8, 2018 - Learn more


Event Announcement

Several part-time and full-time positions have been posted on the CHIP website


Upcoming Grant Deadlines



Special Issue of Diagnosis on Medical Education - Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), submission due August 15.
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Computational Approaches to Curation at Scale for Biomedical Research Assets (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) NIH/NLM, Deadlines: LOI due July 15, application due August 15, Read more

Funding Opportunity
Carolinas Collaborative Pilot RFA Now Open In order to promote inter-institutional collaborations and increase utilization of the resources, the 4 CTSAs are soliciting proposals involving at least 2 of the Carolina CTSAs that utilize the data available from the Carolinas Collaborative to generate new knowledge and improve the quality of care delivered to patients in the Carolinas. The work should collect preliminary data to lead to a competitive proposal to an external funding agency (NIH, AHRQ, PCORI, etc.) within 1 year from funding.
Read the RFA and apply here.

Have a wonderful weekend! 
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