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Through our Center for Healthcare Leadership & Management and CHIPS/q, our department has been dedicated to educating the best and brightest in the healthcare industry. We aim to be the partner of choice for every career stage, from student to c-suite.

We offer a variety of options and venues including training on UAB’s campus, on-site at your location, and online. We bring together world-renown researchers and practitioner partners to offer fully customized education and training programs, tailored to your organization’s needs.

Customized Education & Training Core Areas

  • Leadership Development
  • Quality & Safety
  • Operations and Process Improvement
  • Health Informatics
  • Finance
  • Strategy
  • Employee Engagement & Retention
  • Team Dynamics and Performance
  • Simulation
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
  • Program Evaluation
  • Data analytics



Individual Learning & Development

For individual learners, we also offer a variety of options including the Graduate Certificate for Healthcare Quality and Safety, Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Leadership and Graduate Certificate in Clinical Informatics. We also offer events including our National Symposium for Healthcare Executives held for over 40 years.

AMIA 10X10 Course: The Role of IT in Healthcare Delivery

This course in health informatics is offered through a partnership with the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) and is part of the association’s 10x10 continuing education program. This course can also be used to fulfill one of the course requirements for the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Informatics or the Master of Science in Health Informatics program. It is designed for people relatively new to health informatics and provides an overview of key topics in the field. Students completing this course may obtain up to 48 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

Topics Include

  • Evolution of Health Care and Healthcare Information Systems
  • Networking and Telecommunications
  • Information Integration and Knowledge Management
  • Role of IT in Improving the Efficiencies and Quality of Healthcare
  • Databases, Data Warehouses, and Data Mining
  • Electronic Health Records, CPOE, and Clinical Decision Support Systems
  • Telemedicine
  • Public Health Informatics

Recommended For: Physicians, Clinicians, and Other Health Professionals

The AMIA 10x10 program was developed to provide education in health IT and informatics for health care professionals who work directly within this field or whose jobs are impacted by health IT and informatics. This is an overview course, making it ideal for physicians, nurses, administrative staff, and other healthcare professionals who want to understand the role of informatics in healthcare delivery. Students are not required to have any experience in health IT prior to taking the courses.

  • Course Details


    This course is offered completely online, but students may opt to participate in an in-person session held in conjunction with the AMIA Annual Symposium held in the fall. The course takes 11 weeks to complete.


    This course is usually offered in the fall and spring with the optional in-person session offered in the fall.

    Course Development

    This clinical informatics continuing education course was developed through a partnership between UAB’s Department of Health Services Administration and the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA). The course is based on a master’s level course that is part of the MS in Health Informatics program, which received recognition by Quality Matters, a faculty-centered, peer-review process that is designed to certify the quality of online courses.

    Earn Credit Towards a Master's Degree

    Individuals interested in extending their informatics knowledge and skills beyond this course should consider enrolling in the certificate in clinical informatics and the MS in Health Informatics (MSHI) degree program. Students who complete the 10x10 course may qualify to have the equivalent course waived during the first term of the MSHI degree program, upon acceptance into the program and completion of program requirements. Please contact Sue Feldman, RN, MEd, PhD for additional information if you are interested in pursuing both the course and the MSHI degree.


  • Monthly Webinar Series

    Looking for more opportunities for personal and professional growth? The Department of Health Services Administration and the Center for Healthcare Management & Leadership are committed to continue providing professional development and educational opportunities. We invite you to join our monthly webinar series and other events.