Save the Date for the 

18th Annual Symposium on April 24 , 2020

The New England Nursing Informatics Consortium (NENIC) and Boston Children’s Hospital are proud to jointly offer this exciting educational opportunity. This one-day symposium will address the theme of Nurses Transforming Healthcare Through Innovation. There will be time for you to interact with the speakers and network with your colleagues to share insights and experiences throughout the day. In addition, dedicated time will be set aside for membership poster presentations and exhibitors.

We are excited to announce our keynote speaker , Dr. Patricia Flatley Brennan PhD, RN

Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD, is the Director of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The NLM is the world’s largest biomedical library and the producer of digital information services used by scientists, health professionals and members of the public worldwide.

Since assuming the directorship in August 2016, Dr. Brennan has positioned the Library to be the hub of data science at NIH and a national and international leader in the field. She spearheaded the development of a new strategic plan that envisions NLM a platform for biomedical discovery and data-powered health.  Leveraging NLM’s heavily used data and information resources, intramural research, and extramural research and training programs, Brennan aims for NLM to accelerate data driven discovery and health, engage with new users in new ways, and develop the workforce for a data-driven future.

Her professional accomplishments reflect her background, which unites engineering, information technology, and clinical care to improve the public health and ensure the best possible experience in patient care.

She received a master of science in nursing from the University of Pennsylvania and a PhD in industrial engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Following seven years of clinical practice in critical care nursing and psychiatric nursing, Dr. Brennan held several academic positions at Marquette University, Milwaukee; Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland; and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

A past president of the American Medical Informatics Association, Dr. Brennan was elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences (now the National Academy of Medicine) in 2001. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, the American College of Medical Informatics, and the New York Academy of M

 

 

Stay tuned for more information about our annual Call for  Particiaption and Registration

 

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