In November, Amy attended the AMIA conference in Chicago, where she presented a poster accepted: Informatics in the International Medical School Curriculum: A Pilot Survey.
Earlier this fall, Amy presented at IAMRA‘s 12th International Conference on Medical Regulation in Melbourne, Australia. Her presentation was titled The Challenges of Building a Data Model for the World’s Medical Schools.
Amy Opalek is a second-year PhD student in Drexel’s Information Studies program, studying how metadata standards can confirm the credentials of medical doctors.
She currently chairs the Healthcare Professional Profile working group of MedBiquitous, an organization that develops ANSI-approved standards for the exchange of data in the area of health professions education and regulation.