Please join us Tuesday, Nov. 1 (11 am ET) for the next OHDSI Community Call, when you will ‘Meet the Titans’ from 2022. The recipients of the 2022 Titan Awards will discuss their journey to OHDSI, work they did over the past year, and more. The 2022 Titan Award honorees were:
Data Standards: Melanie Philofsky, Odysseus Date Services
Methodological Research: Fan Bu, UCLA
Open-Source Development: Egill Fridgeirsson, Erasmus MC and James Gilbert, Janssen Research and Development
Clinical Applications: Xintong Li, University of Oxford
Community Collaboration: Ajit Londhe, Boehringer Ingelheim
Community Leadership: Paul Nagy, Johns Hopkins University
Community Support: Craig Sachson, Columbia University
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.
Common Data Model WG: Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 10am ET (Meeting Link )
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 10am and 1pm ET, respectively
Medical Imaging WG: Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 7am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Wednesday alternating between 7am and 7pm ET.
Psychiatry WG: Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 8am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the first Wednesday of each month at 8am ET.
Atlas WG: Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 9am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the first Wednesday of each month at 9am ET.
FHIR and OMOP WG-Terminologies Subgroup: Wednesday, Nov. 2 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: 119986)
Health Equity Work Group: Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 12pm ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the first Wednesday of the month at 12pm ET.
FHIR and OMOP WG – Data Model Harmonization Subgroup: Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 2pm PST (Western Hemisphere) (Meeting Link) Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the 1st Wednesday of the month at 2pm PST. NOTE: This meeting takes place on Zoom but please check the Teams Work Group for information and updates (Meeting ID:926 6488 5488; Passcode: 551570)
**Pop. Level Estimation WG Meeting (Eastern Hemi): Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 4pm KST (2AM ET) (Meeting Link)**Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the first Wednesday of every month at 4pm KST.
Data Quality Dashboard Development WG: Thursday, Nov. 3 at 10am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Thursday at 10am ET THIS MEETING IS CANCELLED
Pop. Level Estimation WG Meeting (Western Hemi): Thursday, Nov. 3 at 12pm ET (Meeting Link) Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the first Thursday of every month at 12pm ET.
FHIR and OMOP WG-Oncology Subgroup: Thursday, Nov. 3 at 12pm ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every Thursday at 12pm ET THIS MEETING IS CANCELLED
OMOP CDM Oncology- Vocabulary /Development Subgroup: Thursday, Nov 3. at 1pm ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month at 1pm ET
Dentistry WG: Thursday, Nov. 3 at 7pm ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every Thursday at 7pm ET.
GIS-Geographic Information System WG GENERAL Meeting: Friday, Nov. 4 at 9am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Friday at 9am ET.
Education WG: Friday, Nov. 4 at 9am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every 4 weeks on Friday of each month at 9am ET.
Healthcare Systems Interest Group (formerly Electronic Health Record WG): Monday, Nov. 7 at 10am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Monday at 10am ET
Congratulations to the team of Philipp Wegner, Geena Mariya Jose, Vanessa Lage-Rupprecht, Sepehr Golriz Khatami, Bide Zhang, Stephan Springstubbe, Marc Jacobs, Thomas Linden, Cindy Ku, Bruce Schultz, Martin Hofmann-Apitius, Alpha Tom Kodamullil for the COPERIMOplus Consortium on the publication of Common data model for COVID-19 datasets in BioInformatics.
Congratulations to the team of Hao Liu, Simona Carini, Zhehuan Chen, Spencer Phillips Hey, Ida Sim, and Chunhua Weng on the publication of Ontology-based categorization of clinical studies by their conditions in the Journal of Biomedical Informatics.
FDA/CDER’s Division of Hepatology and Nutrition is seeking a clinician with bioinformatics or biostatistics training to work with the Drug-Induced Liver Injury (DILI) Team to evaluate large datasets of liver-related data, collaborate on the Team’s review of drugs with hepatotoxicity signals, and help develop informatics-based processes in DILI evaluation across the Agency. Contact Judy Racoosin at email@example.com for information about the application process (that will be through USAJOBS).
• Andrew Williams recently announced two exciting new openings at Tufts Medicine. 1) Senior Project Manager for a multisite multiyear grant standardizing critical care EHR and waveform data. (CHoRUS Bridge2AI) 2) Lead software developer and research data warehouse manager for Tufts Medicine’s OMOP instance and related services. Remote work is possible for both positions. If you have questions, please reach out to Andrew at firstname.lastname@example.org.
• The Johns Hopkins OHDSI team has just put out an opening for a data scientist/statistical engineer position. The candidate is expected to help create further synergy between the domain expertise of Johns Hopkins’s Precision Medicine Centers of Excellence and the extensive health data network provided through our OHDSI collaboration. More details and an application link are available here.
• Do you represent a healthcare system that has adopted OMOP? The Healthcare Systems Interest Group is gathering evidence to support additional healthcare systems’ adoption decisions, and the workgroup wants to hear about the benefits your organization has realized. Please take this survey!
• Volume 2 of Our Journey: Where the OHDSI Community Has Been, And Where We Are Going was announced and presented at the OHDSI Symposium. A PDF of the updated book is now available on OHDSI.org. If you are interested in ordering a set of books for your own institution, please send an email to Manny Khemai (email@example.com), who represents the printing company.
• The 2022 Asia-Pacific (APAC) Symposium will be held Nov. 12-13 at the Taipei Medical University in Taiwan. There will be both in-person and remote components to this event, which will include tutorials on Nov. 12 and the main conference on Nov. 13. More information and registration links are available here.
OHDSI Social Showcase
• The #OHDSISocialShowcase begins this week, as all the research from the OHDSI Symposium collaborator showcase will be presented on the Twitter and LinkedIn social feeds over the next several months. You can see the research and the respective leads that will be shared this week.
Monday: Representing and Utilizing Clinical Textual Data for Real World Studies: An OHDSI Approach (Vipina Keloth)
Tuesday: Explaining patient-level prediction models using permutation feature importance and SHAP (Aniek Markus)
Wednesday: Jackalope: A software tool for meaningful post-coordination for ETL purposes (Eduard Korchmar)
Thursday: Clinical Sequelae of COVID-19 & Associated Healthcare Utilization: A Study Protocol (Ivan Chun Hang Lam)
Friday: Accurate Oncology Regimen Annotation and analysis of real-world oncology treatment patterns across five academic institutions (Travis Zack)
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