WS06: Workshop - How to Better Prepare Informatics Students to Succeed in the Workforce?

1:30 PM–3:30 PM Jun 19, 2018 (US - Central)

Crescent AB, 16th Floor


Abstract: This panel brings together students and representatives from academia, industry and AMIA to discuss challenges and opportunities to better prepare the future informatics workforce.

1. What are the professional goals of students after graduating?
2. How are the academic programs preparing students to achieve those goals?
3. How well aligned are the academic programs with the needs of informatics employers?
4. What needs to be changed to successfully train highly competitive informatics professionals?


Adela Grando (Presenter)
Arizona State University