Weekly OHDSI Symposium – October 16, 2023


Please join our Oct. 17 community call for a final session of preparation for the 2023 Global Symposium. Showcase presenters can take 60 seconds to share why people need to visit their poster or software demo … fill out this form to secure your place! We will also go over final logistics for the three-day event in East Brunswick, N.J.

If you have not yet registered for #OHDSI2023please do so today!

Everybody is invited. Calendar invites went out last week. If you did not receive one, please use this link to join the meeting. All recordings from these weekly calls are available within our Teams environment and will be posted on both our YouTube page and our OHDSI.org Community Calls page.

WEEKLY WORKING GROUP MEETINGS (please check with the meeting organizers this week for cancellations due to the symposium)

Upcoming Workgroup Calls – OHDSI


Congratulations to the team of SeJun Oh, Hyung Joon Joo, Jang Wook Sohn, Sangsoo Park, Jin Su Jang, Jiwon Seong, Kwang Jin Park and Sang Heon Lee on the publication of Cloud-based digital healthcare development for precision medical hospital information system in Personalized Medicine.


Research from the 2023 Europe Symposium Collaborator Showcase in Rotterdam can be viewed on the Europe Symposium Showcase homepage. Research is also being shared daily on OHDSI’s LinkedIn and Twitter feeds as part of the #OHDSISocialShowcase. Below are posters (with study leads) that are featured this week:

Monday — Transforming Estonian cancer data to episode table in OMOP (Marek Oja)

Tuesday – Interoperability through Collaboration: Developing a Global Oncology Standard (Robert Miller)

Wednesday – A method to facilitate rapid stand up of OMOP research tools from validated libraries for RWE research (Jack Brewster)

Thursday – Development and characterization of a phenotype algorithm to identify Acute Kidney Injury in RWD (Marcela Rivera)

Friday – Transforming Multimodal Data from Music Therapy Sessions into OMOP CDM Format (Jared Houghtaling)

• The new Community Dashboard is available on OHDSI.org. The dashboard includes tracking sites for publicationsYouTube videosEHDEN Academy coursesnetwork studiesthe phenotype explorer, and opportunities.


Happy OHDSI2023 Week! The 2023 OHDSI Global Symposium will be held this Friday-Saturday at the Hilton East Brunswick Hotel & Executive Meeting Center in East Brunswick, N.J. Below are all the critical links you will need for the weekend.


Symposium Agenda

Hotel Information


Martijn Schuemie announced the release of SqlRender 1.16.1. The most important change is a bugfix and a workaround for issues caused by 1.16.0.

Ajit Londhe recently posted that Boehringer Ingelheim is hiring for two positions: (1) Director, Real World Data & Analytics – Data Domain Owner (this position will lead acquisition strategy for real-world data sources for possible in-license/ purchase and additional analytical tools for in-house analytic needs across the organization … responsible for oversight of operational governance tasks & real-world data life cycle governance … US-based, remote location); and (2) Real World Evidence Data Engineer (IT position supporting RWE teams’ technology needs, including OHDSI stack support … based in Spain only).

Yuan Lu, Assistant Professor at Yale University, announced an opening for a Postdoctoral Associate/Data Analyst at the Yale University School of Medicine. This person will work on the LEGEND Hypertension Project. More information, including job description, key responsibilities and qualifications, are available here . If interested, please reach out to Dr. Lu at y.lu@yale.edu.


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