Department of Pathology & Immunology

Clinical Informatics Fellowship


About the Program


Next Opening: July 2025
Number of Positions: One position per year

The ACGME-accredited clinical informatics fellowship program offers a comprehensive two-year training experience to develop leaders in the field. The program covers fundamental concepts, emerging technologies, and applications in healthcare. Education and research are emphasized, with opportunities to engage in projects and stay updated with advancements. Fellows acquire practical skills in data analysis and tool use. Interdisciplinary collaboration is encouraged to address informatics challenges. The curriculum covers diverse topics such as clinical decision support, quality improvement, informatics in genomic medicine, and specialty-specific informatics. Also, leadership development prepares fellows to navigate complex healthcare information systems and leverage technology for improved patient care. By program completion, fellows emerge with a comprehensive skill set, ready to contribute to transformative initiatives, research, and education in clinical informatics. The training offers a pathway to leadership in this rapidly evolving field.

Rotations and electives provide experience and project opportunities in:

  1. Core Concepts:
    1. Intro to Clinical Informatics, which includes Epic Physician Builder certification
    2. Intro to research, Database Architecture, and Data Acquisition
  2. Clinical Informatics and Healthcare Systems:
    1. Information Systems and EHR
    2. Clinical Decision Support
    3. Ambulatory and Inpatient Informatics
    4. Cybersecurity
  3. Specialized Areas of Clinical Informatics:
    1. Pharmacy Informatics and ICU Informatics
    2. Radiology and Imaging Informatics
    3. Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Informatics
    4. Digital Pathology
    5. Informatics in Genomic Medicine
  4. Advanced Techniques and Technologies:
    1. Advanced Data Analytics and Machine Learning Models
    2. Innovations - Trends and Technologies in Healthcare
  5. Project Management, Quality Improvement, and Patient Safety:
    1. Project Management and Change Management
    2. Quality Improvement and Patient Safety




The program welcomes physician applicants from all board specialty members of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS). Completion of residency is required. Visa support for non-U.S. citizens will be considered. Baylor College of Medicine and the program are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.


The program participates in the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Clinical Informatics Fellowship electronic match in December 2024 for the July 2025 – June 2027 program position. Please see the official site for more information.




Rotations are matched to the fellow's medical specialty. An example program for a pathologist would consist of the following rotation:

  • Introduction to Clinical Informatics
  • Introduction to Research, Data Acquisition, and Data Analytics
  • Patient Safety 
  • Quality Improvement 
  • Information Systems 
  • Electronic Health Record 
  • Project Management and Change Management 
  • Clinical Decision Support  
  • Digital and Tele-medicine 
  • Leadership and Management 
  • Informatics in Genomics Medicine 
  • Quality Improvement 
  • Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning Models  
  • Evidence-Based Medicine  
  • CMIO
  • Research (5 blocks)  

Electives and vacation time are also available.

Additional Fellowship Content


Contact Us


Interested applicants for the 2024-2026 openings should address communication to the Program Coordinator, Rosario Guzman.

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