Physician Community

Welcome to HIMSS. Your partner in the discussion of practice-based technology needs in medical informatics, health information and technology.


HIMSS Physician Community members contribute to advocacy efforts, participate in education offerings, grow their own professional development, access practical tools and participate in networking opportunities.

From selection to adoption to optimization, find the resources you need.

Participate - Webinars and In-Person Events

Participate in educational offerings tailored to the Medical Informatics Community.

Stay informed on the latest virtual and in-person educational events for HIMSS Physician Community like the Physician Community Webinar Series, Physician Podcasts or CMIO Roundtables.

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Learn – Tools and Resources

There are many resources at HIMSS to help the working physician understand Health IT and Informatics. Enrich yourself with these complimentary resources:

Practical Tips on Safeguarding Information for Small Physician Practice

When it comes to safeguarding information, your patients and coworkers trust you to protect it. Safeguarding information is our shared responsibility. You can do your part by taking certain precautions by using these STOP.THINK.CONNECT.™ inspired tips, developed by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society North America. STOP. THINK.CONNECT.™ is the global cybersecurity education and awareness campaign.

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Career Institute

Whether you are new to the industry, new to your career or a seasoned professional, the HIMSS Career Institute is the one place you need as an HIT professional.

Clinical Decision Support

Clinical Decision Support seeks to improve patient care at the point of delivery through a variety of useful tools.

Health Information Exchange

Learn about Health Information Exchange (HIE) organizations, networks and initiatives at the local, regional and state levels.

Health IT Public Policy

Access the latest updates on public policy in health IT.

Interoperability & Standards

Learn about Interoperability & Standards by accessing information on health information exchange, standards based interoperability solutions and the Interoperability & Standards Toolkit.

Contribute – Workgroups and Committees

Learn more about how you can get involved in the Physician Community and what the Physician Committee does.

Physician Community Workgroups / Roundtables

Participate in one of these workgroups or roundtables: FY20 Workgroups and Roundtables currently in review. 


Physician Committee

Understand how the Physician Committee works to provide leadership within the Physician Community.

Learn more about the HIMSS Physician Committee>

Local HIMSS Chapters

Find your local HIMSS Chapter and join the grassroots action in your community.

Connect – Member Profiles and Newsletters

Physician Community Member Profiles

Explore the different career pathways physicians have taken to be involved in medical informatics.

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Clinical Informatics Insights

Engage with this complimentary monthly eNewsletter from content experts delivered to you.

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Weekly Community Newsletter

Stay informed with the latest breaking news with the Medical Informatics Community.

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HIMSS20 AMDIS/HIMSS Physicians’ Executive Symposium Poster Presentations

The Call for HIMSS20 AMDIS/HIMSS Physicians’ Executive Symposium Poster Sessions will open Wednesday, October 2 and will close Monday, October 21. Posters should feature innovative solutions you or your colleagues have experienced to improve healthcare delivery and reduce administrative burden for physicians. Futuristic ideas that feature advanced, reliable and transparent technology are encouraged. Think about what an ideal future looks like to you. How can physicians still embrace technology while shifting the focus back to the patient? Illustrate your ideas on a poster that will be featured at the symposium on Monday, March 9, 2020 in Orlando, Fla.

Contact Joanne Bartley with any questions.