Aims and Unique Fellowship Characteristics

  1. Participate in formal training in clinical informatics through scheduled didactic sessions at Case Western Reserve University. Fellows will earn a fully funded 12 credit graduate certificate in Health Informatics from CWRU.
  2. Become certified as an Epic Physician Builder. Training is fully covered by the program.
  3. Lead one or more clinical informatics project(s) related to clinical information systems installed within a Case Western Reserve University affiliated healthcare system.
  4. Continue part-time (30%) clinical practice within a Case Western Reserve University affiliated healthcare system.
  5. Receive a faculty appointment at Case Western Reserve University.
  6. Begin working as an Associate Director of Clinical Informatics in your clinical area.
  7. Heavy focus on applied clinical informatics. 
  8. Work with a dedicated interdisciplinary team of over 40 clinical informatics professionals who have created and maintain an electronic record that is in the top 1% nationally (based on Healthcare Information Management System Society HIMSS) criteria).

Our Clinical Informatics Fellowship Program strives to achieve the following goals:

  • To help produce the next generation of physician informatics leaders who will help guide and lead the implementation and use of clinical information systems to improve healthcare and health.
  • To offer an innovation clinical informatics training program focusing on applied clinical informatics.
  • To create an educational environment that fosters scholarly activity with an emphasis on applied clinical informatics.
  • To promote a nurturing and collaborative atmosphere that encourages fellow wellness, personal growth, and camaraderie.
  • To recruit and develop exemplary faculty and fellows who have a passion for learning, teaching, service, and a commitment to continuous improvement.
  • To use technology to promote the health and well-being of our community and help the MetroHealth System to continue to be a national leader in applied clinical informatics.