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CHOP Global Health Informatics Seminar Series: Part 1



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May 29, 2024
Event Start Time
12:00 pm to
Event End Time
1:00 pm
Location - People View

United States

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The CHOP Global Health Informatics Program invites you to our virtual global health informatics education panel:

Part 1: Current State, Gaps, Future Strategy in Health Informatics Education Globally

This panel discussion aims to share cross-national perspectives on the state of health informatics education, current gaps and innovative approaches to strengthen health information systems that promote better health around the world.


Freddie Seba, MBA, MA, a doctoral student working on organization, leadership and GenAI ethics, is a distinguished educator and program director at the University of San Francisco's School of Nursing and Health Professions. As the leader of the Masters of Science in Digital Health Informatics program, Seba brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the table.

Seba serves at the USF Academic AI Task Force, the Joint University Wide Curriculum Committee and University Assessment Committee, and the SONHP Program Evaluation Committee.

Hamish S. F. Fraser, MBChB, MSc, FACMI, IAHSI, is an associate professor of medical science at Brown University where he leads the Clinical and Global Health Informatics Evaluation Lab. He has a long-standing interest in health information systems to improve the quality of care, reporting, and management, particularly in low- and middle-income settings, and is a co-founder of the OpenMRS EHR platform. He currently supports OpenMRS projects in Rwanda and Haiti and is strongly interested in creating evidence-based effective health informatics solutions in such environments.

Jose F. Florez-Arango MD, PhD, MS, is the program director of the Masters in Health Informatics and associate professor of Clinical Population Health Sciences at Cornell University. As a Colombian doctor with a PhD in Health Informatics and experience in emergency medicine, tropical diseases, and telemedicine, he is a versatile professional dedicated to humanizing medical encounters through technology. He is passionate about innovating teaching methods to cultivate compassionate, critical-thinking healthcare professionals prioritizing patient and community needs.


Sansanee Craig, MD, is an assistant professor of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and the director of the Global Health Informatics Program at CHOP. She is board-certified in Clinical Informatics and focuses on leveraging HIS and technologies to promote equitable child and community health.

About Speaker Series

This webinar series aims to highlight one solution to accelerate an enabling environment for digital health development through health informatics education to catalyze leadership development and workforce capacity. Global experts will share the current landscape, gaps, and strategy for health informatics education worldwide and highlight the critical role of balanced academic-private-public partnerships through bidirectional educational collaborations.

Upcoming Sessions

  • June 2024: Clinical Informatics Education in Global Settings: Physicians, Nurses, Community Health Workers and Beyond
  • July 2024: Health Data Analysts: Education on Data Skills and Interoperability in Global Settings

About CHOP Global Health Informatics

Learn more about CHOP Global Health Informatics