Please join us Tuesday, Aug. 9 (11 am ET) for our next OHDSI community call, when leads from each of the six Asia-Pacific (APAC) regional chapters provide mid-year updates. We will hear about the exciting work, activities, ongoing studies and more from the following community leaders:
• Jason Hsu (Taiwan)
• Mengling Feng (Singapore)
• Nicole Pratt (Australia)
• Tatsuo Hiramatsu (Japan)
• Seng Chan You (Korea)
• Lei Liu (China)
Everybody is invited. Calendar invites for our 2022 community calls go out each Friday. If you did not receive one, please use this link to join the meeting. All recordings from these weekly meetings will be posted on both our main OHDSI Teams tenant and on our OHDSI.org Community Calls page.
Early-Stage Researchers WG: ( Europe /East Coast /West Coast hemisphere): Monday, August 8 at 11am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally due to be held on the second Monday of each month at 11am ET. NOTE: NEW MEETING TIME
OMOP CDM Oncology WG – Genomic Subgroup Meeting: Tuesday, August 9 at 9am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month at 9am ET THIS MEETING IS CANCELLED
Common Data Model WG – VOCABULARY Subgroup: Tuesday, August 9 at 12pm ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 12:00 ET, alternating with the general CDM WG. THIS MEETING IS CANCELLED
OMOP CDM Oncology WG- Outreach/Research Subgroup: Tuesday, August 9 at 3pm (ET) (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month at 3pm ET
Medical Imaging WG: Wednesday, August 10 at 7 am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Wednesday alternating between 7am and 7pm ET.
Open-Source Community WG: Wednesday, August 10 at 11am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Wednesday art 11am ET.
FHIR and OMOP WG-Terminologies Subgroup: Wednesday, August 10 at 12pm ET (European & Eastern US Time zone): (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Wednesday at 12pm ET NOTE: This meeting takes place on Zoom but please check the Teams Work Group for information and updates (Meeting ID: 924 8598 5949; Passcode: 477364)
Natural Language Processing WG: Wednesday, Aug 10 at 2pm ET ( Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the second Wednesday of each month at 2pm ET.
Data Quality Dashboard Development WG: Thursday, August 11 at 10am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Thursday at 10am ET
FHIR and OMOP WG-Oncology Subgroup: Thursday, August 11 at 12pm ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every Thursday at 12pm ET
Education WG: Friday, Aug 12 at 9am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every 4 weeks on Friday of each month at 9am ET.
GIS-Geographic Information System WG GENERAL Meeting: Friday, August 12 at 9am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Friday at 9am ET.
Phenotype Development and Evaluation WG: Friday, August 12 at 9am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the second and fourth Fridays of each month at 10am ET. NOTE: NEW TIME
China Chapter WG: Friday, August 12 at 10pm ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the second Friday of each month at 10pm ET. Note: this meeting does not take place in MS Teams.
Peter Rijnbeek and his team at Erasmus University is hiring a Secretary for the Darwin EU Coordination Center and Department of Medical Informatics. This position will be responsible for the day-to-day administrative tasks as the personal assistant for Peter Rijnbeek, and will also work as senior secretary for the Department of Medical Informatics, where you will support the staff together with a very experienced colleague. You will play a key role in enabling the research and education delivered by the department. Your work will include the usual responsibilities of a senior secretary such as managing agendas, handing the communication lines, managing changes in personnel, organizing (international meetings and conferences), etc. More information and an application link are available here, and the deadline is Aug. 14, 2022.
Brianne Olivieri-Mui and her team at The Roux Institute at Northeastern University has one opening for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow beginning on or about September 1, 2022. The fellow will have an opportunity to conduct observational and administrative database research (e.g., analysis of existing datasets) on health outcomes for older adults with HIV or LGBT older adults, under the supervision of the PI. The fellow will devote most of their time to independent research aligned with the PI’s interests and across federated and local research models. More information and an application link are available here.
Congratulations to the team of Maryam Khodaverdi, Bradley Price, Zachary Porterfield, Timothy Bunnell, Michael Vest, Alfred Jerrod Anzalone, Jeremy Harper, Wes Kimble, Hamidreza Moradi, Brian Hendricks, Susan Santangelo, Sally Hodder, and the N3C Consortium Collaborators on the publication of An ordinal severity scale for COVID-19 retrospective studies using Electronic Health Record data in JAMIA Open.
Nominations are OPEN for the 2022 Titan Awards, which recognize those who have gone above and beyond to foster community engagement, lead research and development efforts, and make significant contributions towards OHDSI’s mission. If there are members or institutions who have made significant contributions that you would like to recognize, please nominate them before the Sept. 2 deadline!
The latest edition of the OHDSI newsletter is now available, and it includes details about the CDM Update Process presentation, publications from July, community updates, presentations and more. If you don’t subscribe to the newsletter, you can do so here
The OHDSI Social Showcase has returned! Accepted submissions from the European Symposium Collaborator Showcase will be shared on the OHDSI Twitter and LinkedIn feeds. Here are the posters that will be highlighted this week.
Monday – Two Hurdles in delivery of productised analytics (Jack Brewster)
Tuesday – Macrolides use among patients with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease – A drug utilization and prediction study (Victor Pera)
Wednesday – Challenges and solutions in using OMOP CDM to FAIRify a Dutch ICU quality registry (Daniel Puttmann)
Thursday – Defining the valid analytic space for quantitative bias analysis in pharmacoepidemiology (Jamie Weaver)
Friday – Transforming Danish Registries to the OMOP Common Data Model: use case on the Danish Colorectal Cancer Group (DCCG) Database (Adamantia Tsouchnika)
2022 OHDSI Symposium
Registration has opened for the 2022 OHDSI Symposium, which will be held Oct. 14-16 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. The main conference will be held Friday, Oct. 14, while a full-day tutorial (An Introductory Journey from Data to Evidence) will be held Saturday, Oct. 15. There will be several workgroup activities between Oct. 15-16 as well. Here are several important links for #OHDSI2022.
HOTEL SLEEPING ROOMS:
UPDATE: IF YOU CANNOT BOOK A ROOM THROUGH THE OHDSI ROOM BLOCK, THE BLOCK IS TENTATIVELY FULL. PLEASE CONTINUE TO TRY TO BOOK THROUGH THE BLOCK UNTIL SEPT. 14 AS SOME ROOMS MAY CANCEL. YOU MAY STILL MAKE A HOTEL ROOM ON THE HOTEL’S WEBSITE AT THEIR GOING RATE.
OHDSI ROOM BLOCK: 2022 OHDSI Symposium - Start your reservation (passkey.com)
Note: If you have multiple reservations at the Bethesda North Marriott, as long as you book the same room type, you will be able to stay in one room the entire time; just stop by the front desk and they will update your keys and credit card info.
GUEST-ROOM WI-FI: to get free guest room Wi-fi at the symposium you can join the Marriott rewards program here https://www.marriott.com/loyalty.mi
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