Early Careers Group

This group aims to represent and support people on their first steps into clinical informatics. 

The number of clinicians starting out a career in clinical informatics is increasing and the routes into the specialty are extremely varied.

If you are at an early point in your clinical informatics career and want to join the group, then we will welcome you with open arms, regardless of your clinical experience or background.

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Webinar recordings

Please note, the Chair and presenters are responsible for the content and views expressed in the webinar.

10 June 2021
Early Careers Elevator Pitch

The FCI Early Careers Special Interest Group hosted a session to spotlight six exciting cutting-edge projects led by FCI members. This session gave the audience the chance to quiz our speakers on their successes and challenges. There was a live audience vote for the best pitcher/speaker. The winner received the FCI Rising Star Award. 


10 March 2021
How to become a clinical informatician

This webinar, hosted by the FCI Early Careers Group, focused on the different routes to becoming a clinical informatician. The panel was made up of current FCI members from a range of professional backgrounds, discussing how they got into clinical informatics, what their role is like, how this compared to their expectations going in, and tips for those looking to develop their career in clinical informatics.


19 January 2021  

An Introduction to Machine Learning and Healthcare AI

This introductory webinar on Machine Learning was a joint session between the Artificial Intelligence and Early Careers Special Interest Groups. The session was presented by Dr Kieran Zucker and Chaired by Professor Jeremy Wyatt.

This webinar provides a basic introduction to machine learning and artificial intelligence and give a high level overview of how it works. Using a number of real world examples, focus will be given to not only the potential of machine learning in healthcare, but also some of the many pitfalls that could lead to disastrous consequences.