AMIA 2022 Annual Symposium: VUMC DBMI Presentations, Posters & Awards


The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) 2022 Annual Symposium takes places in Washington, DC, from November 5-9, 2022. Many of our faculty, staff, trainees and students will be in attendance, presenting their research, and receiving well-deserved awards!

See the complete list of presentations from the VUMC Department of Biomedical Informatics (DBMI) below. Check VCLIC's list here.

Recorded Sessions

  • "Implementing a Behavioral Health Group Scheduling and Therapy System" (Sina Madani)
  • "Incomplete Smoking History Data Leads to Unknown Lung Cancer Screening Eligibility Status, and a Potential Solution" (Lauren Hatcher)
  • "AUTO-PILOT: Development and Validation of a Tool to Extract Structured Data in Interfacility Transfer Paperwork" (Jesse Wrenn)
  • "Classifying Infection Risk Following Pediatrics Cardiac Surgery" (Kaitlin Williamson)
  • "The Impact of Geoeconomics and Health Literacy on Telehealth Success" (Sara Horst)
  • "A Real-Time Model for Neonatal Provider Workload Measurement" (Mhd Wael Alrifai)

Saturday, November 5

8:30 AM - 12:00 PM EST

W06: "Publishing Your Qualitative Research in Health Informatics: An Instructional Workshop"
Kim UnertlJessica Ancker
Location: Cabinet

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM EST

W14: "Genomic Research in the All of Us Researcher Workbench: Advancing Precision Medicine for All"
Robert Carroll
Location: Lincoln West

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EST

AMIA Certified Health Informatics Professional (ACHIP) Diplomates Reception
(Allison McCoyScott NelsonAdam WrightKim Unertl, Sina Madani)
Location: Cabinet

Sunday, November 6

8:00 AM - 11:30 AM EST

W23: "Lessons from Industry Science: Scaling Biomedical Informatics Research at the Speed of Technology Evolution"
Laurie Novak
Location: Jefferson West

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM EST

ACMI Fellows Class of 2022 Induction Ceremony (ACMI Fellows Only) - Colin Walsh
Location: International Ballroom East

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM EST

Opening Session and Keynote Panel: "Leveraging Consumer Health Data for Health Promotion" 
Gretchen Purcell Jackson
Location: International Ballroom Center

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM EST

S01: PANEL - "How to Achieve Privacy in Large Diverse Health Systems" 
Brad Malin, Ellen Wright Clayton
Location: Jefferson East

S05: Informatics Debates

  • "Technology Will Resolve the Nursing Workforce Shortage Within 5 Years"
    Patty Sengstack (Location: International Ballroom Center)

S06: Oral Presentations - Are We Done Yet? COVID-19

  • "Supporting COVID-19 Disparity Investigations with Dynamically Adjusting Case Reporting Policies"
    Thomas Brown (Location: Lincoln West)

7:00 PM EST


AMIA 2022 Annual Symposium Awards and LEAD Gala

  • Marco Barbero Mota will be receiving the 2022 LEAD Trainee Scholarship Award and will be presenting his poster "Validating Data-Driven Clinical Fingerprints as an Input Feature Representation". 

Monday, November 7

7:00 AM - 8:30 AM EST

DEI Committee and Subcommittees Meeting
Location: Kalorama

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM EST

S11: Panel - "Primum non Nocere: Challenges and Strategies for Protecting Privacy for Adolescent Patients in the 21st Century Cures Act Setting"
Trent RosenbloomLina SuliemanJessica Ancker 
Location: Jefferson East

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM EST

S23: Panel - "Making Numbers Meaningful: Practical Lessons in Communicating Numbers to Patients and the Public"
Jessica AnckerUday Suresh 
Location: Jefferson West

S28: Oral Presentations - AI and Machine Learning

  • "Assessing Machine Learning Based Generators for Synthetic EHR: A Benchmarking"
    Chao Yan (Location: International Ballroom East)

S31: Panel - What is the Role for Industry in Informatics Research?
Gretchen Purcell Jackson 
Location: International Ballroom East

11:15 AM - 12:45 PM EST

LIEAF05: Workshop - "Spicing Up Your Clinical Informatics Curriculum: Incorporating Interactive Learning Activities"
Dara Mize, Travis Osterman 
Location: Tenleytown

1:45 PM - 3:15 PM EST

S33: Panel - "Beyond Wrangling and Modeling: Data Science and Machine Learning Competencies and Curricula for The Rest of Us"
Jessica Ancker
Location: Jefferson West

S39: Oral Presentations - Innovations in Informatics

  • "Data-Driven Automated Classification Algorithms for Acute Health Conditions: Applying PheNorm to COVID-19 Disease" 
    Josh Smith (Location: Fairchild)

S40: Oral Presentations - Addressing Addiction with Informatics

  • "Cloud Computing Synthetic Syndromic Surveillance Systems: Opioid Epidemic in Illinois" 
    Sean Huang (VCLIC) (Location: International Ballroom East)

S82: Panel - "Working Remotely: Making Health Informatics Careers Work at a Distance"
Gretchen Purcell Jackson
Location: Jefferson East

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM EST

S48: Oral Presentations - Applications of Informatics to Behavioral and Mental Health (Location: Jefferson West)

  • "Exploring Risk Factors in Suicidal Ideation and Attempt Concept Coocurrence Networks" (KJ Krause)
  • "Modeling Association Between Clinician Interventions and Outcomes in Major Depressive Disorder with Observational EHR Data" (Barrett Jones)
  • "Predicting Suicide Attempt Risk in Patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder" (Hannah Slater)

S50: Oral Presentations - Not All Data is Created Equal: Data Quality (Location: International Ballroom Center)

  • "Assessing Data Quality and Diversity in All of Us" (Lina Sulieman)
  • "Identifying Erroneous Height and Weight Values from Adult Electronic Health Records (Andrew Guide, Biostatistics)

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM EST

Location: Columbia Hall

  • "A Self-Guided Educational Program Based on Informatics Competency Self-Assessment" (Brenda Kulhanek)
  • "Accelerated Data Curation of Colitis Cases" (Protiva Rahman)
  • "AI Showcase: A Theory-Based Evaluation of a Clinical Decision Support (CDS) System to Predict New Onset of Delirium" (Siru Liu)
  • "Evaluation of Breast Cancer Screening Order Completion" (Hannah Slater)
  • "Part-Time MD Program Students' Perception Towards Clinical Informatics" (Siru Liu)
  • "Quality vs. Quantity: Assessing the Impact of Nursing Documentation on Preventing Hospital Acquired Pressure Injuries" (Brian Douthit)
  • "Evaluation of Shared Decision-Making for Concomitant Warfarin and NSAID Medications using the DDInteract App" (Thomas Reese)
  • "Building the Vanderbilt Integrated Teaching and Learning Health System (VITALS) and VITALS Spotlight Tool" (Shane Stenner)
  • "A Scalable Tool for Realistic Health Data Re-Identification Risk Assessment" (Weiyi Xia)
  • "Prospective Validation of a Suicide Attempt Risk Model in Transgender Patients" (Alex Becker)
  • "Creation of an Operational Dashboard Facilitates Implementation of 4M's into Primary Care" (Allison McCoy)
  • "Evaluating Phenotype Classification Using Synthesized Online Content" (Yanwei Li)
  • "Empowering Patients to Address Diabetes Care Gaps: Usability Study of a Novel Patient Portal Intervention" (William Martinez)
  • "Defining Long-COVID Profiles for Future Diagnoses Through Extensive Analysis of VA Databases" (Skyler Resendez)

Tuesday, November 8

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM EST

25x5 Task Force Meeting
Location: Oak Lawn

8:00 AM - 8:20 AM EST

LIEAF09: Presentation - "Development of an Online Training Module on Algorithmic Bias in Health Care for Clinicians"
Benjamin Collins - Winner of the 2022 Academic Forum Best Paper Award
Location: Tenleytown

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM EST

LIEAF10: Presentation - "Self-Paced Training Modality to Promote the Use of All of Us Researcher Workbench in Educational and Research Settings"
Lina Sulieman
Location: Rock Creek

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM EST

S53: Panel - "Informatics Research and Implementation During COVID: Challenges, Opportunities and Recommendations for Building a Sustainable Infrastructure"
Patty Sengstack
Location: International Ballroom East

S54: Panel - "Perspectives on Adoption of a Unique Identifier for Nurses"
Cathy Ivory
Location: Lincoln East/Monroe

S59: Oral Presentations - I Am So Abscess-ed With You: Informatics for Infectious Diseases

  • "Building and Monitoring an EHR Workflow Embedded Randomized Trial: The ACORN Trial for Antibiotic Choice of Acutely Ill patients"
    Edward Qian (Location: Cabinet)

S60: Oral Presentations - All About Cancer Data

S68: Oral Presentations - Yes, Kidding: Application of Informatics in Pediatrics 

  • "Lessons Learned from Implementing Clinical Decision Support for Neonatal Ventilation"
    Lindsey Knake (Location: Jefferson West)

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM EST

S71: Oral Presentations - Reaching an Immersed Flow State: Studies of EHR Workflows

  • "Inferring EHR Utilization Workflows through Audit Logs"
    Xinmeng Zhang (Location: Lincoln East/Monroe)

1:45 PM - 3:15 PM EST

S75: Panel - "Catastrophic Disaster Stories: Tales of CDS Gone Wrong and Lessons Learned"
Allison McCoy
Location: International Ballroom Center

S76: Panel - "Harmonizing FHIR and Common Data Models Used in Research: Current State and a Path Forward"
Robert Carroll
Location: International Ballroom West

S82: Panel - "Working Remotely: Making Health Informatics Careers Work at a Distance"
Gretchen Purcell Jackson
Location: Jefferson East

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM EST

S88: Oral Presentations - "Back to School: Training and Trainees in Informatics"

  • "A Unified Approach to Clinical Informatics Education for Undergraduate and GME"
    Dara Mize (Location: Fairchild)

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM EST

Location: Columbia Hall

  • "Understanding Barriers and Facilitators to Resilient Cancer Care" (Megan Salwei)
  • "Addressing Social Determinants of Health: What is Needed for High Quality Data?" (Yasemin Akdas)
  • "Developing and Mapping Pediatric Phecodes (Phecode-Peds)" (Monika Grabowska)
  • "Disparities in Patient Portal Use in Radiotherapy Treated Patients in the Era of COVID-19" (Samuel Jean-Baptiste)
  • "High-Throughput Assessment of Genomic Outcomes: Development and Validation of the HI-TAG Knowledgebase" (Josh Peterson)
  • "Improving the Performance of Large Language Models by Domain-Specific Pre-Training on Clinical Documents" (Bryan Steitz)
  • "Leveraging NLP Tool to Identify Eligible Lung Cancer Screening Patients in the EHR" (Siru Liu)
  • "Validating Data-Driven Clinical Fingerprints as an Input Feature Representation" (Marco Barbero Mota)
  • "Hacking Mental Health: A VCLIC Hackathon" (Elise Russo)
  • "Building a Pipeline for Clinical Alerts Generated via NLP" (Adam Wright)
  • "A Framework for Generating Synthetic Clinical Datasets with Learning Effects to Support Methods Development and Validation" (Sharon Davis)
  • "Pressure Injury Prevention: A Focused Care Approach Using Predictive Analytics" (Thomas Reese)
  • "Predicting the Retention of Subsequent Surveys in All of Us" (Lina Sulieman)
  • "Implementing a Postoperative Checklist: Quality, Safety, and Revenue" (Chetan Aher

Wednesday, November 9

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM EST

S100: Oral Presentations - This IS-A Session: Ontologies and Knowledge Representation 

  • "A Representativeness-Informed Model for Research Record Selection from Electronic Medical Systems"
    Victor Borza - winner of the 2022 KDDM Student Innovation Award (Location: Georgetown)

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM EST

S104: Panel - "Can Data Science Move Medical Device Surveillance Forward? Highlights of Solutions and Remaining Challenges in Real-World Evidence Generation"
Michael Matheny
(Location: Gunston)

S107: Oral Presentations - Time Flies Like a Banana: Advancing NLP Techniques

  • "Semi-Automated Data Curation from Biomedical Literature"
    Protiva Rahman (Location: Georgetown)