What does a career in Biomedical and/or Health Informatics look like?

Knitting together the field of data science and health care, a degree in biomedical and health informatics opens up a world of career opportunities! Higher level job positions like research scientist, nurse informaticist, informatics director, Chief Information Officer, data analyst, clinical informatics specialist, information analyst, and many others benefit from higher level education in health informatics.

Wondering what kind of career you might pursue with a health informatics education? Refer to the Canadian Health Informatics Association Career Matrix, which provides health informatics career options depending on your education and experience level.

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Get Advice from an Expert

Dr. William Hersh, Professor and Chair of the Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology at Oregon Health & Science University regularly shares thoughts on various topics related to Biomedical and Health Informatics.

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Internships

Looking for an internship opportunity? Follow this link to learn all about the Masters of Professional Science in Biomedical and Health Informatics Internship Requirements.
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Where to find Jobs Postings

CHIP maintains a listing of jobs submitted by both internal staff and faculty, as well as local, national and global employers that may be of interest or relevance to Health Informatics students or graduates. You can browse jobs listings here.

Other Relevant Job Databases

NCHICA Career Center

Science Careers

 

Who hires upper level health informatics professionals?

The employers below regularly list vacancies related to health informatics.