Episode 10: Federated Data

Episode 10: Federated Data

In this eleventh episode, we discuss federated versus centralized data for collaborative projects across institutions. We review a paper using a federated model for data analytics to address the COVID-19 pandemic and provide advice to junior faculty for hiring graduate students and postdocs. We also review a number of interesting news items. Below are links to the resources and news pieces mentioned in the episode.

Jason’s talk at the Vintage Computer Festival (VCF) East on an interactive demo of the 6502 processor for Atari 8-bit home computers

The pre-Symposium on Artificial Intelligence for Learning Health Systems (SAIL)

The National COVID Cohort Collaborative (N3C) using a centralized model for data analytics

The Consortium for Clinical Characterization of COVID-19 by EHR (4CE) using a federated model for data analytics

Observational Health Data Sciences and Informatics (OHDSI) consortium using the Observational Medical Outcomes Partnership (OMOP) common data model

I’m a Black, Genderqueer Medical Student: Here’s My Hard-Won Wisdom for Students and Educational Institutions

IBM to break up 109-year old company to focus on cloud growth

Dr. Isaac Kohane wins the AMIA Morris F. Collen award

The list of 13 newly elected fellows of the American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI) including our own Dr. Marylyn Ritchie!

Piece in GenomeWeb on Chief Research Information Officers (CRIOs)

Paper by Dr. Marzeh Ghassemi on challenges and opportunities for machine learning in healthcare

Paper by Dr. Atul Butte and colleagues on the minimal information needed to report clinical AI results

Eleven grand challenges of data science for single-cell genomics

Piece in Science on the tanking of the U.S. faculty job market

Our journal club paper on “Deep phenotyping of 34,128 adult patients hospitalised with COVID-19 in an international network study” by Burn et al.

The PVCLUST package on CRAN and the initial paper describing the method and software

Registration and poster submission information for the Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing (PSB)

The virtual meeting of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) on Nov. 11-18, 2020