WEEKLY COMMUNITY CALL MEETINGS
Please join us Tuesday, June 14 (11 am ET) for our next OHDSI Community Call, which will focus on publications from our global network. Our OHDSI community produced nearly 40 peer-reviewed and published studies over the first five months of 2022, and five of the study leads will share their work on the next call:
Analysis of Dual Combination Therapies Used in Treatment of Hypertension in a Multinational Cohort
Presenter: Yuan Lu • Assistant Professor, Yale University
Factors Influencing Background Incidence Rate Calculation: Systematic Empirical Evaluation Across an International Network of Observational Databases
Presenter: Anna Ostropolets • PhD Student, Columbia University
Logistic regression models for patient-level prediction based on massive observational data: Do we need all data?
Presenter: Henrik John • PhD Student, Erasmus University
Learning patient-level prediction models across multiple healthcare databases: evaluation of ensembles for increasing model transportability
Presenter: Jenna Reps • Associate Director, Johnson & Johnson
Prior-Preconditioned Conjugate Gradient Method for Accelerated Gibbs Sampling in “Large n, Large p” Bayesian Sparse Regression
Presenter: Aki Nishimura • Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins University
Everybody is invited. Calendar invites for our 2022 community calls go out each Friday. If you did not receive one, please use this link to join the meeting. All recordings from these weekly meetings will be posted on both our main OHDSI Teams tenant and on our OHDSI.org Community Calls page
WEEKLY WORKING GROUP MEETINGS
OMOP CDM Oncology WG – Genomic Subgroup Meeting: Tuesday, June 14 at 9am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month at 9am ET
Common Data Model WG – VOCABULARY Subgroup: Tuesday, June 14 at 12pm ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 12:00 ET, alternating with the general CDM WG.
OMOP CDM Oncology WG- Outreach/Research Subgroup: Tuesday, June 14 at 3pm (ET) (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month at 3pm ET
Medical Imaging WG: Wednesday, June 15 at 7 am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Wednesday alternating between 7am and 7pm ET.
FHIR and OMOP WG – Data Model Harmonization Subgroup Meeting: Wednesday, June 15 at 9am ET (Eastern Hemisphere) (Meeting Link) Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 9am ET. NOTE: This meeting takes place on Zoom but please check the Teams Work Group for information & updates (Meeting ID: 971 1680 7510 Passcode: 143545)
Africa Chapter Meeting: Wednesday, June 15 at 9am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the third Wednesday of each month at 9am ET
Open-Source Community WG: Wednesday, June 15 at 11am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Wednesday art 11am ET.
Health Equity Journal Club: Wednesday, June 15 at 12pm ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the third Wednesday of each month at 12pm ET.
FHIR and OMOP WG-Terminologies Subgroup: Wednesday, June 15 at 12pm ET (European & Eastern US Time zone): (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Wednesday at 12pm ET. NOTE: This meeting takes place on Zoom but please check the Teams Work Group for information and updates (Meeting ID: 924 8598 5949; Passcode: 477364) NOTE THAT THIS IS A NEW MEETING LINK WITH NEW MTG ID AND PASSCODE
Data Quality Dashboard Development WG: Thursday, June 16 at 10am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Thursday at 10am ET MEETING IS CANCELLED
FHIR and OMOP WG-Oncology Subgroup: Thursday, June 16 at 12pm ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every Thursday at 12pm ET
HADES WG: Thursday, June 16 at 12pm ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the third Thursday of each month at 12pm ET.
GIS-Geographic Information System WG GENERAL Meeting: Friday, June 17 at 9am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Friday at 9am ET.
Education WG: Friday, June 17 at 9am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every 4 weeks on Friday of each month at 9am ET.
Congrats to the team of Rohan Khera, Martijn Schuemie , Yuan Lu , Anna Ostropolets, RuiJun Chen, George Hripcsak, Patrick Ryan, Harlan Krumholz, and Marc Suchard on the recent publication of Large-scale evidence generation and evaluation across a network of databases for type 2 diabetes mellitus (LEGEND-T2DM): a protocol for a series of multinational, real-world comparative cardiovascular effectiveness and safety studies in BMJ Open.
Congratulations to the team of Paul Heidera, Ronak Pipaliyab, and Stéphane Meystre on the publication of A Natural Language Processing Tool Offering Data Extraction for COVID-19 Related Information (DECOVRI) in Volume 290 of Studies in Health Technology and Informatics.
Congratulations to the team of Lamy Jean-Baptistea, Abdelmalek Mouazera, Karima Sedkia, and Rosy Tsopra on the publication of Translating the Observational Medical Outcomes Partnership – Common Data Model (OMOP-CDM) Electronic Health Records to an OWL Ontology in Volume 290 of Studies in Health Technology and Informatics.
Congratulations to the team of Mélanie Buy, William Digan, Xiaoyi Chen, Julien Husson, Mickael Ménager, Frédéric Rieux Laucat, Nicolas Garcelon, and ATRACTion members on the publication of A Multi-Omics Common Data Model for Primary Immunodeficiencies in Volume 290 of Studies in Health Technology and Informatics.
Professor Peter Rijnbeek announced an opening for an epidemiologist to work with his team at Erasmus MC. This position will be responsible for all aspects of observational research including protocol writing, input in the statistical analysis plan, study execution, interpretation of results and report/manuscript writing. The application deadline is July 8, 2022.
Professor Dani Prieto-Alhambra announced an opening for a postdoctoral data scientist to work with his team at the University of Oxford. This position will develop analysis plans, protocols, ethical (and similar panel) submissions, governance and regulatory submissions as required for ongoing and future studies. It will generate and analyze OMOP-mapped real world health data assets, adapt existing and develop new research methodologies and materials. The application deadline is June 27, 2022.
The latest edition of the OHDSI Collaborator Spotlight focuses on community veteran and Australia chapter lead Nicole Pratt, whose interest in the effectiveness and safety of medicine use has led her to collaborate on network initiatives like LEGEND and EUMAEUS. She has also played an important role in the continued growth of the APAC community. She shares about her journey to OHDSI, her roles in the community and more in this spotlight.
The June edition of the OHDSI newsletter is now available. This edition includes the DARWIN EU presentation and corresponding slides, a collaborator spotlight on Asieh Golozar, the latest on open studies in the global community, the monthly update podcast and other community updates, all publications and presentation from May, and plenty more. If you aren’t already a subscriber, you can do so here.
The CBER Best Seminar Series is being rescheduled moving forward. Please be on the lookout for more information on when it will resume and who will be added to the schedule.
We are less two weeks away from the submission deadline for the 2022 OHDSI Global Symposium. All submissions for poster presentations, software demos and/or lightning talks are due no later than 8pm (EST) on Friday, June 24. For more information, please visit our Collaborator Showcase homepage.
2022 OHDSI Symposium
Registration has opened for the 2022 OHDSI Symposium, which will be held Oct. 14-16 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. The main conference will be held Friday, Oct. 14, while a full-day tutorial (An Introductory Journey from Data to Evidence) will be held Saturday, Oct. 15. There will be several workgroup activities between Oct. 15-16 as well. Here are several important links for #OHDSI2022.
Full Symposium: Homepage | Weekend Room Block | FAQs
Oct. 14 – Main Conference: Information | Registration | Collaborator Showcase
Oct. 15 – Tutorial: Information | Registration
Oct. 15-16 – Workgroup Activities: Information | Registration
2022 OHDSI European Symposium
The 2022 OHDSI European Symposium, which will be held at the Steam Ship Rotterdam in The Netherlands, will be held June 24-26. The main symposium will be June 24, and tutorials will be held June 25-26. For more information and the registration link, please visit the symposium homepage.
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