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Diversity in Health Informatics: mentoring and leadership

Abstract

Diversity and interdisciplinary collaboration are drivers for healthcareinnovation and adoption of new, technology-mediated services. The importance ofdiversity has been highlighted by the United Nations (UN) in SustainableDevelopment Goal 5 (SDG5) achieve gender equality and empower all womenand girls”, their active engagement and contribution to the adoption of social anddigital innovation has been highlighted. Women play an instrumental role in healthcare and are in position to bring about significant changes to support ongoingdigitalization and transformation. At the same time women are underrepresented inScience, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). To some extent, thesame holds for health care informatics. This panel will debate strategies for peermentoring to ensure diversity in health informatics to build sustainable,intergenerational communities, to improve digital health literacy and buildcapacity in digital health without losing the human touch.
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hal-03023527 , version 1 (03-12-2020)

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Anne Moen, Catherine Chronaki, Eva Turk, Elena Petelos, Despina Voulgaraki, et al.. Diversity in Health Informatics: mentoring and leadership. International Congress of the European Federation for Medical Informatics, Apr 2020, Genève, Switzerland. ⟨hal-03023527⟩
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