WEEKLY COMMUNITY CALL MEETINGS
Please join us Tuesday, March 15 (11 am ET) for our next OHDSI community call, which will be Part 2 of our two-week OMOP CDM Workshop. We are excited to have four representatives from our Common Data Model Workgroup lead this session:
• Clair Blacketer, Associate Director, Janssen Research & Development
• Melanie Philofsky, Senior Business Analyst and Project Manager, Odysseus Data Services, Inc.
• Anthony Molinaro, Manager, Epidemiology Analytics, Janssen Research & Development
• Frank DeFalco, Director, Observational Health Data Analytics, Janssen Research & Development
If you missed Part 1 of the CDM Workshop, you can watch the tutorial here.
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 CALL MEETINGS
Common Data Model WG: Tuesday, March 15 at 1 pm ET (Meeting Link )
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 10am and 1 pm ET, respectively.
Africa Chapter Meeting: Wednesday, March 16 at 9 am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the third Wednesday of each month at 9 am ET
FHIR and OMOP WG – Data Model Harmonization Subgroup Meeting: Wednesday, March 16 at 9 am ET (Eastern Hemisphere) (Meeting Link) Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 9am ET. NOTE: This meeting takes place on Zoom but please check the Teams Work Group for information & updates (Meeting ID: 971 1680 7510 Passcode: 143545)
FHIR and OMOP WG- Digital Quality Measurements Subgroup: Wed. March 16 at 10am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Wednesday at 10 am ET. NOTE: This meeting takes place on Zoom but please check the Teams Work Group for information and updates Zoom Details: Meeting ID: 836 4585 6405 Passcode: 552204
Health Equity Journal Club: Wednesday, March 16 at 12pm ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the third Wednesday of each month at 12 pm ET.
HADES WG: Thursday, March 17 at 12 pm ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the third Thursday of each month at 12 pm ET.
FHIR and OMOP WG-Oncology Subgroup: Thursday, March 17 at 12 pm ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Thursday at 12pm ET
OMOP CDM Oncology- Vocabulary Subgroup: Thursday, March 17 at 1 pm ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every Thursday at 1 pm ET
FHIR and OMOP WG-Terminologies Subgroup: Meeting: Thursday, March 17 at 6pm ET (Pacific & Western Time zone participants) : (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: 685 509 3136 Passcode: 710256)
Clinical Trials WG: Friday, March 18 at 10:30 am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Friday at 10:30 am ET.
Congratulations to the team of Matthew Spotnitz, Anna Ostropolets, Victor G. Castanob, Karthik Natarajan, Genna Waldman, Michael Argenziano, Ruth Ottman, George Hripcsak, Hyunmi Choi, and Brett Youngerman for the publication of Patient characteristics and antiseizure medication pathways in newly diagnosed epilepsy: Feasibility and pilot results using the common data model in a single-center electronic medical record database recently in Epilepsy & Behavior.
The 2022 OHDSI Symposium will be held Oct. 14-16 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Bethesda, Md. The main symposium will be held Friday, Oct. 14, while the next two days will include community activities. More information about the weekend, including registration and the collaborator showcase, will be shared when available.
OHDSI Dev Con, a half-day activity organized by Paul Nagy and Adam Black on behalf of the Open-Source Community Workgroup, will be held Friday, April 12, between 8 am-12 pm ET. This event will be discussed during the community updates portion of tomorrow’s community call.
Phenotype Phebruary may have ended, but the conversations still continue in the OHDSI forums. All of the “phun phacts” that were shared during our community calls have been put together in a single video, so you can learn about all 29 phenotypes discussed during the month. All daily threads can be found on the Phenotype Phebruary homepage.
Our colleagues within EHDEN are opening their fourth and final call for SMEs to apply for training and certification on converting health data from various formats to the OMOP common data model. Currently, EHDEN has 47 SMEs across 19 European nations working on the EHDEN data network, which includes 140 data partners across 16 countries. You can see the fill list of EHDEN-certified SMEs, as well the EHDEN data partner network.
Dani Prieto-Alhambra recently shared that his team at Oxford is accepting applications for an
IT System Manager and Database Administrator. The deadline for application is April 11, 2022. For more registration and to apply, please visit the Job Details page.
The next CBER BEST Seminar will be held Wednesday, April 27, at 11 am ET. Eric Tchetgen Tchetgen (Luddy Family President’s Distinguished Professor, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania) will present his work on “Addressing Selection and Confounding Bias in Test-Negative Study Designs for Flu and COVID-19 Monitoring.” You can register for this seminar here.
The 2022 OHDSI European Symposium, which will be held at the Steam Ship Rotterdam in The Netherlands, will be held June 24-26. The main symposium will be June 24, and tutorials will be held June 25-26. For more information and the registration link, please visit the symposium homepage.
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