WEEKLY COMMUNITY CALL MEETINGS
Please join us Tuesday, Oct. 25 (11 am ET) for our next OHDSI community call, as George Hripcsak and Patrick Ryan will lead a discussion on the future directions that the OHDSI community can take as we move closer to a new year. We will also announce the winners of the Best Contribution awards at the 2022 OHDSI Symposium.
Everybody is invited. Calendar invites for our 2022 community calls go out each Friday. If you did not receive one, please use this link to join the meeting. All recordings from these weekly meetings will be posted on both our main OHDSI Teams tenant and on our OHDSI.org Community Calls page.
WEEKLY WORKING GROUP MEETINGS
OMOP CDM Oncology WG – Genomic Subgroup Meeting: Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 9am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month at 9am ET
Common Data Model WG – VOCABULARY Subgroup: Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 12pm ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 12:00 ET, alternating with the general CDM WG THIS MEETING IS CANCELLED
OMOP CDM Oncology WG- Outreach/Research Subgroup: Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 3pm (ET) (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month at 3pm ET
FHIR and OMOP WG- Digital Quality Measurements Subgroup: Wed, Oct. 26 at 10am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Wednesday at 10am ET. NOTE: This meeting takes place on Zoom but please check the Teams Work Group for information and updates (Meeting ID: 836 4585 6405; Passcode: 552204)
Latin America WG: Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 11am Bogota/Lima/Quito time (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the fourth Wednesday of each month at 11am Bogota/Lima/Quito time THIS MEETING IS CANCELLED
Medical Devices WG: Thursday, Oct. 27 at 10am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the fourth Thursday of each odd month at 10am ET.
FHIR and OMOP WG-Oncology Subgroup: Thursday, Oct. 27 at 12pm ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every Thursday at 12pm ET
FHIR and OMOP WG-Terminologies Subgroup: Thursday, Oct. 27 at 6pm ET (Pacific & Western Time zone): (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Thursday at 6pm ET. NOTE: This meeting takes place on Zoom but please check the Teams Work Group for information and updates (Meeting ID: 970 7397 4923; Passcode:600294)
Phenotype Development and Evaluation WG: Friday, Oct. 28 at 9am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the second and fourth Fridays of each month at 9am ET.
GIS-Geographic Information System WG DEVELOPMENT Meeting: Friday, Oct. 28 at 9am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Friday at 9am ET.
Clinical Trials WG: Friday, Oct. 28 at 10:30am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Friday at 10:30am ET.
• Congratulations to the team of Elzo Pereira Pinto Junior, Priscilla Normando, Renzo Flores-Ortiz, Muhammad Usman Afzal, Muhammad Asaad Jamil, Sergio Fernandez Bertolin, Vinícius de Araújo Oliveira, Valentina Martufi, Fernanda de Sousa, Amir Bashir, Edward Burn, Maria Yury Ichihara, Maurício L Barreto, Talita Duarte Salles, Daniel Prieto-Alhambra, Haroon Hafeez, and Sara Khalid on the publication of Integrating real-world data from Brazil and Pakistan into the OMOP common data model and standardized health analytics framework to characterize COVID-19 in the Global South in JAMIA.
• Congratulations to the team of Antoine Lamer, Mathilde Fruchart, Nicolas Paris, Benjamin Popoff, Anaïs Payen, Thibaut Balcaen, William Gacquer, Guillaume Bouzillé, Marc Cuggia, Matthieu Doutreligne, and Emmanuel Chazard on the publication of Standardized Description of the Feature Extraction Process to Transform Raw Data Into Meaningful Information for Enhancing Data Reuse: Consensus Study in JMIR Medical Informatics.
• FDA/CDER’s Division of Hepatology and Nutrition is seeking a clinician with bioinformatics or biostatistics training to work with the Drug-Induced Liver Injury (DILI) Team to evaluate large datasets of liver-related data, collaborate on the Team’s review of drugs with hepatotoxicity signals, and help develop informatics-based processes in DILI evaluation across the Agency. Contact Judy Racoosin at firstname.lastname@example.org for information about the application process (that will be through USAJOBS).
• Andrew Williams recently announced two exciting new openings at Tufts Medicine. 1) Senior Project Manager for a multisite multiyear grant standardizing critical care EHR and waveform data. (CHoRUS Bridge2AI) 2) Lead software developer and research data warehouse manager for Tufts Medicine’s OMOP instance and related services. Remote work is possible for both positions. If you have questions, please reach out to Andrew at email@example.com.
• The Johns Hopkins OHDSI team has just put out an opening for a data scientist/statistical engineer position. The candidate is expected to help create further synergy between the domain expertise of Johns Hopkins’s Precision Medicine Centers of Excellence and the extensive health data network provided through our OHDSI collaboration. More details and an application link are available here.
Are you running a network study that you would like to announce, discuss or call for collaboration about? The Nov. 15 community call will focus on network studies, and there is room for presenters to lead this session. Please reach out to Craig Sachson (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you are interested.
• Do you represent a healthcare system that has adopted OMOP? The Healthcare Systems Interest Group is gathering evidence to support additional healthcare systems’ adoption decisions, and the workgroup wants to hear about the benefits your organization has realized. Please take this survey!
• Volume 2 of Our Journey: Where the OHDSI Community Has Been, And Where We Are Going was announced and presented at the OHDSI Symposium. A PDF of the updated book is now available on OHDSI.org. If you are interested in ordering a set of books for your own institution, please send an email to Manny Khemai (email@example.com), who represents the printing company.
• The 2022 Asia-Pacific (APAC) Symposium will be held Nov. 12-13 at the Taipei Medical University in Taiwan. There will be both in-person and remote components to this event, which will include tutorials on Nov. 12 and the main conference on Nov. 13. More information and registration links are available here.
OHDSI Social Showcase
• The #OHDSISocialShowcase begins this week, as all the research from the OHDSI Symposium collaborator showcase will be presented on the Twitter and LinkedIn social feeds over the next several months. You can see the research and the respective leads that will be shared this week.
Monday: Comparing broad and narrow phenotype algorithms: differences in performance characteristics and immortal time incurred (Joel Swerdel)
Tuesday: Mapping variants of known significance to the OMOP Genomic Vocabulary (Michael Gurley)
Wednesday: Mortality prediction after PCI/CABG using ECG and comorbidities (Stijn Dupulthys)
Thursday: Introduction of a standardized framework to develop deep-learning models using the OMOP-CDM (Chungsoo Kim)
Friday: Phenotyping of a Large Primary Spinal Cord Tumor Cohort Identified through an Observational Healthcare Database (Hart P. Fogel)
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