Membership

Washington University has created the Institute for Informatics (I2) to provide an academic and professional home for informatics science and practice. Faculty and trainees with an informatics background or interest are encouraged to apply for membership.

Become a Member

Apply to become a member of the Institute for Informatics today. Benefits include:

  • Access to informatics tools and resources
  • Interdisciplinary collaboration with faculty and professionals from a number of departments and fields
  • The opportunity to advance informatics research

Contact Tiffani Bright, PhD, Director of Informatics Development, at: tjbright@wustl.edu, for information about becoming a member.

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I2 Affiliate Faculty Investigator

The Institute provides a supportive, collaborative environment by which investigators:

  • engage in I2 convening activities,
  • forge new scientific collaborations within the informatics community,
  • participate in monthly I2 faculty meetings with director and CRIO,
  • receive access to I2 shared services and infrastructure,
  • connect members to colleagues to discover resources and implement informatics driven change,
  • receive recognition on I2 website,
  • belong to an I2 center relevant to field of expertise/interest,
  • obtain prioritization for I2 funding opportunities,
  • access “hoteling” space in I2 managed location(s).

I2 Affiliate Trainee

The Institute provides a unique level of membership to recognize trainees working with institute faculty in a mentored role. Via I2 membership, trainees are able to:

  • engage in I2 convening activities,
  • forge new scientific collaborations within the informatics community,
  • obtain prioritization for I2 funding opportunities, including conferences,
  • access “hoteling” space in I2 managed location(s).

I2 Culture and Expectations

Member faculty and trainees are expected to promote I2 culture represented by an ethos of critical thinking, personal accountability, and applied curiosity. Our culture also cultivates:

  • a high-degree of professionalism
  • mentorship
  • participation in I2 communications (e.g. case studies, marketing, and development
  • participation in the annual I2 symposium
  • participation in bi-weekly I2 Research-in-Progress (RIP) series
  • participation in monthly I2 faculty meetings

Scientific Organization

I2 membership is organized into three thematic centers based-upon the current scientific foci of the institute. These centers comprise faculty, research, staff, and trainees that share common scientific interests and regularly engage in collaborative and team-based scholarship. These are:

  • The Center for Translational Bioinformatics (CTBI)
  • The Center for Applied Clinical Informatics (CACI)
  • The Center for Population Health Informatics (CPHI)