Use of Healthcare Informatics in Post-Professional Education

Post-professional degree and residency programs are required by their respective Standards to include opportunities for students to perform professional behaviors, related to the core competencies,  that involve the habitual and judicious use of communication, knowledge, clinical skills, clinical reasoning, emotions, values, and reflection in daily practice.  On Saturday morning, October 13, 2018, at the Accreditation Conference in Tampa, FL, Kenny Lam, ScD, ATC will discuss ways in which program administrators can encourage such professional behaviors through the inclusion of healthcare informatics in post-professional AT programs.  Make sure you register today!

Kenny Lam, ScD, ATC, is an associate professor of clinical research within the Department of Interdisciplinary Health Sciences at A.T. Still University (ATSU). He received a bachelor of science in athletic training and a master of education in human movement from Boston University. He also completed his doctor of science degree from Boston University with a focus on movement sciences. Prior to becoming a faculty member at ATSU, Dr. Lam completed a Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship within the Center of Clinical Outcomes Studies at ATSU with a focus on patient-oriented outcomes research. His current line of research seeks to understand the overall impact of sport-related lower extremity injuries on patient-oriented outcomes such as health-related quality of life. In addition to his faculty responsibilities, Dr. Lam serves as the director of the Athletic Training Practice-Based Research Network (AT-PBRN) and as the vice chair of the Institutional Review Board at ATSU – Mesa campus.  He also serves as the Chair of the Free Communications Committee for the Rocky Mountain Athletic Trainers’ Association’s Programming Committee and is an editorial board member for the Journal of Athletic Training, Journal of Sport Rehabilitation, and Athletic Training and Sports Health Care.  Prior to earning his doctorate, Dr. Lam practiced as a certified athletic trainer at Boston University, Rutgers University – New Brunswick, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.