19 episodes

The BMI Roundtable Podcast brings you news, insights, and lively discussion from the fast-moving world of biomedical informatics, with hosts Drs. Jason Moore and Tiffani Bright of the Department of Computational Biomedicine and the Center for Artificial Intelligence Research and Education at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Discussion topics include the latest informatics developments in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data science with applications to biomedical and clinical big data. Get episode details at bmipodcast.org/. We would like to thank founding Co-Host Dr. Marylyn Ritchie for her contributions to episodes 0-17.

Biomedical Informatics Roundtable Podcast bmipodcast.org

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    • 4.6 • 9 Ratings

The BMI Roundtable Podcast brings you news, insights, and lively discussion from the fast-moving world of biomedical informatics, with hosts Drs. Jason Moore and Tiffani Bright of the Department of Computational Biomedicine and the Center for Artificial Intelligence Research and Education at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Discussion topics include the latest informatics developments in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data science with applications to biomedical and clinical big data. Get episode details at bmipodcast.org/. We would like to thank founding Co-Host Dr. Marylyn Ritchie for her contributions to episodes 0-17.

    Episode 18: AI Hype

    Episode 18: AI Hype

    This is episode 18 of the Biomedical Informatics Roundtable Podcast. Dr. Jason Moore hosts this episode with discussions of AI hype, tips for deep learning in the biomedical sciences, and service as a leader. This episode also features news, open data, and a journal club discussion.

    • 55 min
    Episode 17: Dealing With Failure

    Episode 17: Dealing With Failure

    In this episode, Jason and Marylyn are back together to discuss progress in their new leadership roles. Marylyn discusses her experience organizing and attending an in-person bioinformatics conference during the COVID-19 pandemic. The training segment covers strategies for teaching about and learning from failure. Multiple news items and other items of interest are discussed.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Episode 16: Changing Institutions

    Episode 16: Changing Institutions

    In this episode, Jason flies solo and announces his new position as founding Chair of the Department of Computational Biomedicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He is joined by Dr. Kevin Johnson from Vanderbilt University to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of changing institutions. News and items of interest are covered. Dr. John Holmes provides the second part of his history segment on expert systems. Jason talks about learning statistics in the training segment.

    Show notes are on the podcast site: http://bmipodcast.org/podcast/episode-16-changing-institutions/

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Episode 15: Writing Motivation

    Episode 15: Writing Motivation

    In this episode we discuss a non-profit called New Science which is promoting change in how research is done. We also discuss methods for finding the motivation and discipline to write papers, grants, etc. We include open software and open data segments in addition to our usual news and items of interest. We also feature part one of a two-part series on the history of expert systems led by Dr. John Holmes.

    Links are in the show notes: http://bmipodcast.org/podcast/episode-15-writing-motivation/

    • 1 hr 39 min
    Episode 14: Cultivating an Informatics Career

    Episode 14: Cultivating an Informatics Career

    In this episode we discuss tips for cultivating a career in informatics. We present a number of interesting news items in addition to some open data and software tools. We end with some advice for junior faculty just starting out.

    Links are in the show notes: http://bmipodcast.org/podcast/episode-14-cultivating-an-informatics-career/

    • 1 hr 23 min
    Episode 13: Federated Machine Learning

    Episode 13: Federated Machine Learning

    In this 14th episode, we discuss how to pick a journal for publication and review a paper on federated machine learning. We also talk about strategies for dealing with a senior scientist who doesn’t have your best interests in mind. We include in this episode our open data and open software segments and also present news, conference updates, and other items of interest.

    Links are in the show notes at https://bmipodcast.org/podcast/episode-13-federated-machine-learning/

    • 1 hr 47 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

nephrogal ,

Needed topic

Really enjoying this podcast so far! Especially liked hearing two people at the top of their game discuss imposter syndrome, share tips on efficiency etc. A podcast covering the biomedical informatics space is definitely needed.

Jmillz86 ,

Comments from a postdoc

It was great to hear two experts discuss emerging areas in biomedical informatics. I also really like their tips for time management. I can’t wait for future episodes, keep up the great work!!!

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