Peter Embi, MD, MS, FACP, FACMI has been named the Chair of the American Medical Informatics Association Ethics Committee. The AMIA Ethics Committee "reviews policies and procedures of AMIA programs to ensure that high ethical standards are maintained and recommends policies about conflicts of interest and types of conduct that should be discouraged, as well as procedures for discipline, if needed. The committee is also responsible for periodic review of the Code of Professional Ethical Conduct for AMIA to ensure the document reflects current practice and thinking of the Board. The committee also serves to advise the Board on specific issues with ethical implications."
Dr. Embi joined The Ohio State University in 2010 and serves as an Associate Professor and Vice Chair for the Department of Biomedical Informatics, Associate Professor and Physician (Department of Internal Medicine) and the Chief Research Information Officer for The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.