Yong Chen, PhD, FASA, FAMIA, Professor of Biostatistics, and the Founding Director of the Computer, Inference, and Learning Lab at the University of Pennsylvania (PENNCIL) and the Center for Health Analytics and Synthesis of Evidence (CHASE) will be inducted, along with twenty-two other new Fellows, into the American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI) on November 12 at a ceremonial dinner during the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) 2023 Annual Symposium. New Fellows are elected annually to the College by the 473-member body of Fellows.
According to the ACMI biography on Dr. Chen: “Dr. Yong Chen has made profound contributions to biomedical sciences and public health, pioneering research in clinical evidence generation, evidence synthesis, data integration, and federated learning for multi-institutional collaborations.His exceptional quantitative skills, engineering expertise, and outstanding leadership exemplify all we hope for in an ACMI Fellow.”
“This year we welcome a large and diverse cohort of highly acclaimed ACMI Fellows to the College," said ACMI President Kevin B. Johnson, MD, MS, FACMI, FAMIA, FIAHSI, David L. Cohen University Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Computer and Information Science, Pediatrics, and Science Communication at the University of Pennsylvania. "The FACMI designation is one of distinction and pride. They represent excellence from academia, government and industry and are the best and brightest stars in our field demonstrating thought leadership, stellar experience and established scholarship. Together their important contributions to biomedicine and healthcare inform, educate and inspire the informatics community to improve human health."
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