Dr. Elizabeth Borycki, IMIA's New VP of Special Affairs

Dr. Borycki VP IMIA
Dr. Elizabeth Borycki, Professor at the School of Health Information Science

Dr. Elizabeth Borycki, a professor in the School of Health Information Science, has been appointed, as VP of Special Affairs, to the board of directors for the International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA) and will spearhead global accreditation of health and medical informatics programs. Previously, Dr. Borycki has other positions in IMIA, such as Vice-Chair of Health Informatics for Patient Safety. Located in Geneva, Switzerland, IMIA is the professional and educational organization for health and medical informatics educators and professionals. Elizabeth’s work will involve close collaboration with health informatics schools around the world. Elizabeth was also appointed co-Scientific Program Committee Chair for the IMIA’s 16th World Congress on Medical and Health Informatics: Precision Healthcare Through Informatics—MedInfo2017—in Xiamen, China, to be held August 21-25, 2017. This conference is expected to attract 10,000 delegates from around the world.