Clinical Informatics Fellowship

Informatics Fellowship

The Institute for Informatics is pleased to offer the Clinical Informatics (CI) Fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine. The fellowship is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). Applications open in September with accepted fellows eligible to begin the CI Fellowship the following July.

Clinical informatics is the newest American Board of Medical Specialty subspecialty, which focuses on biomedical data, computational systems and clinical process improvement applied to the practice of medicine. This fellowship program is designed to meet the training requirements for ACGME board certification in clinical health informatics and includes graduate coursework in biomedical informatics. Fellows participate in the design and implementation of electronic health records and clinical decision support systems at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Fellows also participate in research opportunities to advance the science of applied clinical health informatics, including presentations at local and national meetings, as well as scientific papers for publication and grant application.

Rotations include:

  • Center for Clinical Excellence at BJC HealthCare
  • McDonnell Genome Institute
  • Project Management Office at the Institute for Informatics

Didactic Training

Clinical Informatics Fellows will have the opportunity to earn a certificate in biomedical informatics under the clinical informatics track.

How to Apply

Applications to the Washington University Clinical Informatics Fellowship Program for the 2021 cycle must be submitted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). The fellowship can be found on the ERAS/AAMC website under Clinical Informatics (Pediatrics). Paper applications will not be accepted. Applications to the Washington University Clinical Informatics Fellowship Program for the 2021 cycle will open in July of 2020. Interested candidates with questions should contact Katie Bay, Special Programs Administrator, or Andrea Krussel, Director of Education and Workforce Development in the Office of Health Information and Data Science.

  • Program Name: Washington University/B-JH/SLCH Consortium Program
  • Specialty: Clinical Informatics (Pediatrics)
  • ACGME ID: 3222832001

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Ronald Jackups Jr., MD, PhD

Program Director

Andrea Krussel, MA

Director, Education and Workforce Development, Office of Health Information and Data Science

Katie Bay, MA

Special Programs Administrator, Office of Health Information and Data Science