Hersh WR, Haux R, Huesing E, Ball MJ, Kimura M, Otero P, Detmer D, Koch S, Saranto KK, Wright G
Yearb Med Inform - (-) - [2022-06-02; online 2022-06-02]
To summarize the activities of the International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics (IAHSI) in 2021 and welcome its 2021 Class of Fellows. Report on governance, strategic directions, newly elected fellows, plenary meetings, and other activities of the Academy. As in 2020, all of the Academy's activities were carried out virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2021, new Board members were elected. Strategic activities in data standards and interoperability and in mentorship moved forward. A new class of 26 Fellows was elected, bringing the total membership of the Academy to 204 Fellows from all regions of the world. In addition, a virtual plenary meeting was held. The Academy has continued to pursue its role as the honorific society globally for biomedical and health informatics. Expansion of strategic activities and membership will continue moving forward.