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Clinical Informatics Fellowship Program

The Clinical Informatics Fellowship Program (CIFP) is an ACGME accredited program jointly provided by UTHealth Houston, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, and Memorial Hermann Health System.

UTHealth® Houston is the lead institution, and fellows will rotate through UTHealth® Houston (Epic EHR), Memorial Hermann Health System (Cerner EHR), and the MD Anderson Cancer Center (Epic EHR), with the overall goal of exposing fellows to multiple EHR systems and informatics approaches.

CIFP fellows will take didactic courses and participate in research activities at McWilliams School of Biomedical Informatics at UTHealth Houston, formerly UTHealth Houston School of Biomedical Informatics (SBMI). The following are the Required Courses for Fellows Accepted to the Clinical Informatics Program.

BMI 5300 (Introduction to Biomedical Informatics)
BMI 5310 (Foundations of Biomedical Information Sciences 1)
BMI 5313 (Foundations of Electronic Health Records and Clinical Information Systems)
BMI 5360 Clinical Decision Support Systems
BMI 6340 (Health Information Visualization and Visual Analytics)

For more information on the UTHealth® Houston Clinical Informatics Fellowship Program (CIFP), please contact Dr. Elmer Bernstam (Program Director) at [email protected] or Meera Subash at [email protected].

The webpage for the CIFP is at the Department of Internal Medicine, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth® Houston.

CIFP Website