Weekly OHDSI Digest-December 20, 2021


There are no more community calls in 2021. We look forward to resuming the OHDSI Tuesday Community Calls on January 11, 2022. Happy New Year to the OHDSI Community and see you next year!


FHIR and OMOP WG- Digital Quality Measurements Subgroup: Wed. Dec 22 at 10am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Wednesday at 10 am ET. NOTE: This meeting takes place on Zoom but please check the Teams Work Group for information and updates Zoom Details: Meeting ID: 836 4585 6405 Passcode: 552204

GIS-Geographic Information System WG GENERAL Meeting: Monday, Dec. 27 at 10 am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Monday at 10 am ET. PLEASE CHECK WITH THE MEETING ORGANIZER TO CONFIRM

Pharmacovigilance Evidence Investigation (PEI) WG: Monday, Dec. 27 at 11:30 am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the last Monday of each month at 11:30am ET. PLEASE CHECK WITH THE MEETING ORGANIZER TO CONFIRM


Congratulations to Sooin Choi, Soo Jeong Choi, Jin Kuk Kim, Ki Chang Nam, Suehyun Lee, Ju Han Kim & You Kyoung Lee on the publication of “Preliminary feasibility assessment of CDM-based active surveillance using current status of medical device data in medical records and OMOP-CDM” in Scientific Reports this week.


Registration opened recently for the 2022 OHDSI European Symposium, which will be held March 11 on the Steam Ship Rotterdam in The Netherlands. There will be tutorials held on the Steam Ship Rotterdam on both March 12-13. You can register for the symposium here.

The latest edition of The Journey Newsletter is now available. This edition includes a look at the latest EUMAEUS publication, the recent open-source governance workshop, the APAC Symposium, and much more. If you aren’t receiving the newsletter each month, you can subscribe here.


The Bouvé College of Health Sciences and The Roux Institute at Northeastern University seek candidates for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions in the emerging area of health/healthcare data science. The successful candidate will have primary responsibility for working with the OHDSI Center at the Roux Institute, focusing on education, research and community support of the global Open Source OHDSI initiative. For more information, please reach out to Brianne Olivieri-Mui, Assistant Professor, Department of Health Sciences, at B.mui@northeastern.edu.

The #OHDSISocialShowcase continues this week, as we highlight all the global research presented at the OHDSI Symposium. Here is a look at the research being shared this week on Twitter and LinkedIn; please check them out and share with your own networks!

Monday: Automated Generation of Individual and Population Clinical Pathways with the OMOP Common Data Model

Tuesday: Validation of the Genomic Variant Vocabulary against TCGA

Wednesday: Wikipedia Drug Safety Advisory Committee: Distilling A Drug Adverse Effect Reference Set Using Wisdom of The Crowd

Thursday: Predicting complications after surgery for colorectal cancer – Identifying patients at risk

Work groups listed on the OHDSI website: To get a snapshot of the work group meetings for the month, please visit Upcoming Working Group Calls – OHDSI

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