In this twelfth episode, we discuss the roles of successful data science and informatics leaders in academia. We review a paper on the challenges and opportunities of electronic health records and informatics for dealing with national emergencies. We discuss preparing graduate students for non-academic careers. We also review a number of interesting news items. Below are links to the resources and news pieces mentioned in the episode.
The discussion topic paper on important roles for data science leaders.
The book Mindset by Carol Dweck.
The book What Got You Here Won’t Get You There by Marshall Goldsmith
The book Crucial Conversations by Patterson et al.
The book Presence by Amy Cuddy
Axios piece on the firing of Timnit Gebru from Google.
The DeepMind AlphaFold success on the CASP protein folding challenge.
BBC piece on Slack being sold to Salesforce.
The cyberattack on the University of Vermont Medical Center and the restoration of its EHR.
AI assistants for video conferencing reviewed in Wired.
The passing of Dr. Alan Green from Dartmouth. RIP Alan!
The journal club paper in JAMIA on “Use of electronic health records to support a public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States: a perspective from 15 academic medical centers”
Tweet from @johnholbein1 on training graduate students for non-academic careers.