WEEKLY COMMUNITY CALL MEETINGS
Please join our Aug. 2 (11 am ET) community call for a panel discussion on what it takes to build organizational support for adopting the OMOP CDM and OHDSI tools, as well as building organizational capacity for conducting observational research. Our panelists for this upcoming session will include:
• Greg Klebanov (CTO/SVP • Odysseus Data Services, Inc.)
• Ajit Londhe (Senior Manager, Center for Observational Research • AMGEN)
• Keran Moll (Director, HEOR Real World Data & Analytics Research • Regeneron)
• Paul Nagy (Program Director for Graduate Training in Biomedical Informatics and Data Science • Johns Hopkins University)
We will also hear from Behzad Naderalvojoud of Stanford University about a new network study that is seeking data and research partners.
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
Common Data Model WG: Tuesday, August 2 at 10am ET (Meeting Link )
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 10am and 1pm ET, respectively.
Psychiatry WG: Wednesday, August 3 at 8am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the first Wednesday of each month at 8am ET.
Atlas WG: Wednesday, August 3 at 9am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the first Wednesday of each month at 9am ET.
FHIR and OMOP WG- Digital Quality Measurements Subgroup: Wed, August 3 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)
Health Equity Work Group: Wednesday, August 3 at 12pm ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the first Wednesday of the month at 12pm ET.
FHIR and OMOP WG – Data Model Harmonization Subgroup: Wednesday, Augst 3 at 1pm PST (Western Hemisphere) (Meeting Link) Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the 1st Wednesday of the month at 1pm PST. NOTE: This meeting takes place on Zoom but please check the Teams Work Group for information and updates (Meeting ID: 912 9699 3374 Passcode: 551570)
Patient-Level Prediction/Pop. Level Estimation WG Meeting (Eastern Hemi): Wednesday, August 3 at 4pm KST (2AM ET) (Meeting Link) Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the first Wednesday of every month at 4pm KST.
Medical Devices WG: Thursday, August 4 at 10am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the fourth Thursday of each odd month at 10am ET. NOTE: DATE CHANGE
Patient-Level Prediction/Pop. Level Estimation WG Meeting (Western Hemi): Thursday, August 4at 12pm ET (Meeting Link) Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the first Thursday of every month at 12pm ET.
FHIR and OMOP WG-Oncology Subgroup: Thursday, August 4 at 12pm ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every Thursday at 12pm ET
OMOP CDM Oncology- Vocabulary /Development Subgroup: Thursday, Aug 4 at 1pm ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month at 1pm ET NOTE: THIS IS A NEW SCHEDULE
FHIR and OMOP WG-Terminologies Subgroup: Thursday, August 4 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)
GIS-Geographic Information System WG DEVELOPMENT Meeting: Friday, August 5 at 9am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Friday at 9am ET.
Clinical Trials WG: Friday, August 5 at 10:30am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Friday at 10:30am ET.
Early-Stage Researchers WG: ( Europe /East Coast /West Coast hemisphere): Monday, August 8 at 1pm UK time (8am ET) (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally due to be held on the second Monday of each month at 1pm UK time.
Dani Prieto-Alhambra and his team at the University of Oxford is hiring two Research Assistants in Health Data Sciences. In this position, you will support the programming of analytical pipelines for the analysis of routinely collected data mapped to the OMOP Common Data Model. You will prepare analytical packages to run a number of pre-specified analyses, contribute to wider project planning, including ideas for new research projects and manage own research and administrative activities, within guidelines provided by senior colleagues. More information and the application link are available here, and the deadline is August 8, 2022.
Peter Rijnbeek and his team at Erasmus University is hiring a Secretary for the Darwin EU Coordination Center and Department of Medical Informatics. This position will be responsible for the day-to-day administrative tasks as the personal assistant for Peter Rijnbeek, and will also work as senior secretary for the Department of Medical Informatics, where you will support the staff together with a very experienced colleague. You will play a key role in enabling the research and education delivered by the department. Your work will include the usual responsibilities of a senior secretary such as managing agendas, handing the communication lines, managing changes in personnel, organizing (international meetings and conferences), etc. More information and an application link are available here, and the deadline is Aug. 14, 2022.
Brianne Olivieri-Mui and her team at The Roux Institute at Northeastern University has one opening for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow beginning on or about September 1, 2022. The fellow will have an opportunity to conduct observational and administrative database research (e.g., analysis of existing datasets) on health outcomes for older adults with HIV or LGBT older adults, under the supervision of the PI. The fellow will devote most of their time to independent research aligned with the PI’s interests and across federated and local research models. More information and an application link are available here.
Congratulations to the team of Karoline Bräuner, Andreas W. Rosen, Adamantia Tsouchnika, Julie S. Walbech, Mikail Gögenur, Viviane A. Lin, Johan Clausen, and Ismail Gögenur on the publication of Developing prediction models for short‑term mortality after surgery for colorectal cancer using a Danish national quality assurance database in the International Journal of Colorectal Disease.
Congratulations to the team of Carina Nina Vorisek, Moritz Lehne, Sophie Anne Ines Klopfenstein, Paula Josephine Mayer, Alexander Bartschke, Thomas Haese, and Sylvia Thun on the publication of Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) for Interoperability in Health Research: Systematic Review in JMIR Medical Informatics.
Nominations are OPEN for the 2022 Titan Awards, which recognize those who have gone above and beyond to foster community engagement, lead research and development efforts, and make significant contributions towards OHDSI’s mission. If there are members or institutions who have made significant contributions that you would like to recognize, please nominate them before the Sept. 2 deadline!
The latest edition of the OHDSI newsletter is now available, and it includes details about the CDM Update Process presentation, publications from July, community updates, presentations and more. If you don’t subscribe to the newsletter, you can do so here.
The most recent Asia-Pacific (APAC) community call focused on two of the ongoing APAC network studies: Comparison of mortality, morbidities & healthcare resources utilization between patients with and without a diagnosis of COVID-19, and Real world safety of treatments for multiple sclerosis. Recording from that and all previous meetings, as well as the schedule and link for future meetings, are available on our APAC Community page.
Thank you to everybody on the scientific review committee for going over a record-setting total of OHDSI2022 Collaborator Showcase submissions.
The OHDSI Social Showcase has returned! Accepted submissions from the European Symposium Collaborator Showcase will be shared on the OHDSI Twitter and LinkedIn feeds. Here are the posters that will be highlighted this week.
Monday – Comparing Data Quality Dashboard results from consecutive ETL iterations: two new visualizations and one utility script (Anne van Winzum)
Tuesday – OHDSI-On-A-Pi: Containerization of OHDSI Software Tools for Use on a Raspberry Pi (Jared Houghtaling)
Wednesday – Integration prospects of the Ukrainian healthcare system with OMOP CDM (Mariia Kolesnyk)
Thursday – Patient treatment trajectory modeling with Markov chains (Markus Haug)
Friday – Assessing treatment effect heterogeneity using the RiskStratifiedEstimation R-package (Alexandros Rekkas)
2022 OHDSI Symposium
Registration has opened for the 2022 OHDSI Symposium, which will be held Oct. 14-16 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. The main conference will be held Friday, Oct. 14, while a full-day tutorial (An Introductory Journey from Data to Evidence) will be held Saturday, Oct. 15. There will be several workgroup activities between Oct. 15-16 as well. Here are several important links for #OHDSI2022.
Full Symposium: Homepage | Weekend Room Block | FAQs
Oct. 14 – Main Conference: Information | Registration | Collaborator Showcase
Oct. 15 – Tutorial: Information | Registration
Oct. 15-16 – Workgroup Activities: Information | Registration
HOTEL SLEEPING ROOMS:
UPDATE- As some rooms opened for the night of Oct. 14, you should book your room asap!
Please book your hotel room ASAP for Oct.13-15 through the OHDSI room block to ensure a special rate (will sell out fast) IF YOU FIND THE NIGHT OF OCT. 14 SOLD OUT, PLEASE STILL BOOK YOUR ROOM FOR OCT. 13 THROUGH THE OHDSI ROOM BLOCK
2022 OHDSI Symposium – Start your reservation (passkey.com)
For nights 10/15-16, please book your hotel room on the hotel’s website.
Rockville, MD Hotel | Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
Note: If you have multiple reservations at the Bethesda North Marriott, as long as you book the same room type, you will be able to stay in one room the entire time; just stop by the front desk and they will update your keys and credit card info.
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