The TIGER Initiative

TIGER - Education Reform LogoAre you an academic professional, student, adult learner, or clinical educator seeking tools/resources for curriculum and staff development, or to advance your skill set? Then, TIGER can help you!

What is TIGER?

TIGER is focused on education reform and interprofessional community development. The spirit of TIGER is to maximize the integration of technology and informatics into seamless practice, education and research resource development.

TIGER advances the integration of health informatics by:

  • Enabling you to use informatics and technology to improve patient care.
  • Helping you foster a learning health system.

TIGER's Transition to HIMSS

Started in 2006, TIGER transitioned to HIMSS in 2014. So, how does this affect you?

  • Reforming clinician education curriculum through integration of IT, information literacy, informatics and the infusion of technologies for learning in a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).
  • Developing and implementing learning innovations; fostering faculty development to ensure that universities and providers have the necessary health IT education infrastructure.
  • Identifying, modeling and implementing collaborative partnerships among public and private academic enterprises to launch a graduate student intern Informatics Scholar Program.

Increasing faculty and student acceptance and understanding of health IT though education and training, incentives, etc.

If you have further questions about the TIGER transition, please access our FAQ.

TIGER Initiative Reports

These TIGER Initiative Reports provide an overview of interprofessional community development and Health IT education reform.

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International Informatics Competency Synthesis Project

The TIGER International Committee has completed the first round of an innovative competency synthesis project that highlights recommended core international informatics competencies.

Read the Case Studies

Stay Connected with TIGER!

TIGER eNewsletter

Stay up-to-date with this year round eNewsletter which highlights TIGER headlines, case studies, articles, and other informative content!

Become a TIGER

Want to become a TIGER, and get involved with Health IT education reform? Become a TIGER today


Learn About the TIGER Virtual Learning Environment



If you have any questions or concerns about the TIGER program, please contact us!

Upcoming TIGER Events

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  • Jun 9
    The ABCs of the TIGER VLE 2.0 Virtual Event
    See an in-depth demonstration of the environment, learn about the newest offerings, how to navigate with ease and maximize time spent leveraging resources.
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