WFBMI Electronic Health Record (EHR) Research Workshop

June 1, 2023

Sponsored by the Wake Forest Center for Biomedical Informatics, this interactive 4-part workshop will introduce participants to using electronic health record (EHR) data for their research. Each session will be a combination of didactic instruction and interactive focus work. This mini-course is open to any Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist faculty member, trainee, or staff member interested in pursuing EHR-based research; junior faculty are especially encouraged to attend.

Course Instructors:


Kristina Lewis, MD, MPH – Epidemiology and Prevention, Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist

Brian J Wells, MD, PhD – Biostatistics and Data Science, Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist

Alysha Taxter, MD, MSCE – Pediatric Rheumatology,Nationwide Children’s Hospital


Session 1: EHR data basics in research– led by Dr. Kristina Lewis

September 5th, 12:00 –1:30 PM


Session 2: Accessing EHR data for researchled by Dr. Brian Wells

September 26th, 12:00 –1:30 PM


Session 3: PHS Distinguished Speaker Series presents: Matthew Maciejewski, PhD

October 10th, 12:00 –1:30 PM


Session 4: Clinical applications and innovations in EHR data research- led by Dr. Alysha Taxter with Kimberly Montez

October 31st, 12:00 -1:30pm  


Mini-Pilot awards:

Following completion of the workshop, at least 1 mini-pilot award, funded by WFBMI, will be given to one of the project ideas originating from the course. The small pilots (up to $3,000 each) will cover project costs.

September 5th, September 26th, October 10th, & October 31st 2023 from 12 –1:30PM

In-person workshop: Innovation Quarter, Downtown Winston-Salem


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Please contact Karina Diaz ( with any questions.