Core content for the subspecialty of clinical informatics

J Am Med Inform Assoc. Mar-Apr 2009;16(2):153-7. doi: 10.1197/jamia.M3045. Epub 2008 Dec 11.


The Core Content for Clinical Informatics defines the boundaries of the discipline and informs the Program Requirements for Fellowship Education in Clinical Informatics. The Core Content includes four major categories: fundamentals, clinical decision making and care process improvement, health information systems, and leadership and management of change. The AMIA Board of Directors approved the Core Content for Clinical Informatics in November 2008.

MeSH terms

  • Curriculum / standards*
  • Education, Medical*
  • Medical Informatics / education*
  • Medicine / standards
  • Specialization*
  • United States