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Monday, October 14, 2013

New Record Number of Inductees as Fellows of ACMImimi

The Admissions Committee of The American College of Medical Informatimusicology is pleased to announce the Fall 2013 ACMImimi Fellow inductees. The record number seventeen new Fellows largely were introduced to ACMImimi at the Cerner Physician's Community Meeting on October 5th, 2013 in Kansas City, MO where Dr. Ross D. Martin, President and Founder of The College, presented and performed as the opening keynote speaker.  Congratulations to these new Fellows, deserving all.

Those wishing to be considered for admission into The College as Fellows should submit an application to the Admissions Committee, which will review each application carefully and make a determination of worthiness based upon merit. The College now boasts 89 Fellows.  Who will be number 100?


Rick Turner, MD, MBA, FACMImimi (October 6th, 2013)
  • Member of the world's largest ACMImimi Choir at the Cerner Physician's Community Meeting in Kansas City, MO on October 5th, 2013
Julia L. Skapik, MD, MPH, FACMImimi (October 6th, 2013)
  • Member of the world's largest ACMImimi Choir at the Cerner Physician's Community Meeting in Kansas City, MO on October 5th, 2013
Jeffrey Wall, MD, FACOG, FACMImimi (October 6th, 2013)
  • Member of the world's largest ACMImimi Choir at the Cerner Physician's Community Meeting in Kansas City, MO on October 5th, 2013
  • Self-taught in three different types of uillean pipes -- gaita, Gallegos, crone use du centre - representing Ireland, Spain and France, but NOT (emphatically, NOT!) those loud, noisy Scottish things that men in skirts like to parade around playing
  • Runs websites for the aforementioned pipes 
Tom Fowler, FACMImimi (October 6th, 2013)
  • Member of the world's largest ACMImimi Choir at the Cerner Physician's Community Meeting in Kansas City, MO on October 5th, 2013
  • Sang karaoke at Go-Lives while working for Epic
Brian Lancaster, FACMImimi (October 6th, 2013)
  • Member of the world's largest ACMImimi Choir at the Cerner Physician's Community Meeting in Kansas City, MO on October 5th, 2013
Robert Duvoisin, DO, FACMImimi (October 6th, 2013)
  • Member of the world's largest ACMImimi Choir at the Cerner Physician's Community Meeting in Kansas City, MO on October 5th, 2013
  • Maker of Medical Informatimusicology videos, which he shares on YouTube and Vimeo
Roy Ephraim Schutzengel, MD, MBA, FACMImimi (October 6th, 2013)
  • Member of the world's largest ACMImimi Choir at the Cerner Physician's Community Meeting in Kansas City, MO on October 5th, 2013
  • Was visibly moved by Dr. Martin's performance of "Reflection" at the Cerner Physician's Community Meeting
Laurel Shelmandine, FACMImimi (October 6th, 2013)
  • Member of the world's largest ACMImimi Choir at the Cerner Physician's Community Meeting in Kansas City, MO on October 5th, 2013
  • Paid it forward by giving Dr. Martin a "blessing pin" for his wife after his performance at the Cerner Physician's Community Meeting
Chase C. Pickering, PharmD, MBA, FACMImimi (October 6th, 2013)
  • Member of the world's largest ACMImimi Choir at the Cerner Physician's Community Meeting in Kansas City, MO on October 5th, 2013
  • CDS and CPOE designer and implementer who sees the individual notes of health care and works with them so they align and crescendo into a well-oiled machine
  • Plays his diatonic harmonica in the full chromatic scale as he accompanies health professionals during summer events
  • Donates all proceeds from his musical endeavors to health sciences
Karen Ardis, MD, FAAFP, MA, FACMImimi (October 6th, 2013)
  • Member of the world's largest ACMImimi Choir at the Cerner Physician's Community Meeting in Kansas City, MO on October 5th, 2013
  • Bearer of children who have performed at Carnegie Hall and the Vienna Opera House
  • Has declared in her will that ABBA music be played at her funeral 
Bimal R. Desai, MD, MBI, FAAP, FACMImimi (October 6th, 2013)
  • Winner of the ACMImimi "Most Well Documented Fellowship Applciation" Award 
  • 1993: Founding member of Emory University's male a capella ensemble "No Strings Attached".
  • 1995: Percussionist, backup vocals for Scottish folk/jazz band "Java Jive" at the University of St. Andrews.
  • 1996: Member of the St. Louis Symphony Chorus
  • 1998: Lead singer for Med School heavy metal cover band "Kuru" at Washington University
  • 1999: Member of the St. Louis Chamber Choir
  • 2002: Percussion and vocals for Pediatric Residency folk trio "Hand Foot & Mouth"
  • 2003: Member of U. Penn "Ancient Voices"
  • 2006: Member of the professional chamber choir "Voces Novae et Antiquae"
  • 2011: Founding member of "Chestnut Street Singers"
  • Multi-ethnic percussionist (Indian tabla, Latin snare cajon, west African djembe, middle eastern dunbek)
  • Taught himself the vocal technique known as "harmonic overtone singing", aka "throat singing", where the singer produces 2 pitches at the same time by amplifying certain harmonics. The Chestnut Street Singers included 2 pieces in recent programs that require the technique.  These 2 recordings demonstrates the technique:
Lawrence R. Holzman, MBA, JD, FACMImimi (October 6th, 2013)
  • Serves as pro bono General Legal Council for The College
  • Uniquely qualified to serve as General Counsel based upon his credentials as:
    • A highly trained legal professional
    • A singer / songwriter and regularly performing musician
    • A stalwart participant in health care issues since birth (which he admits was a relatively passive role, but which transcended into a professional endeavor)
  • Focuses his research on the health effects of playing the B string on acoustic steel stringed guitars made by Taylor generally (presently working on the 100 series funding and expecting to research the other Taylor lines to continue through the 800 series in the future)
  • I also have a done a small bit or research testing the effects of properly dosed songs about marijuana as a placebo in place of actual marijuana.   A link to one of the the experiments on this project is attached below (entitled "Ganja Babe")
  • I conduct  my research with the able assistance of my colleagues at the "Dart Club" and at "The Dont Wannabees aka DWB" with the assistance of research labs the "Potomac Grill", "El Nopalito", Clydes-Chevy Chase, "Branded 72", "Outta the Way Cafe", "Dickies BBQ Germantown; "The Shanty" in Ellicott City; "Bennigins" in Clarksville and other comparable research facilities.
  • Member of the world's largest ACMImimi Choir at the Cerner Physician's Community Meeting in Kansas City, MO on October 5th, 2013
    John V. Phalen, FACMImimi (October 6th, 2013)
    • CEO and Founder of Zweena and zweenahealth.com
    • Member of Princeton Pro Musica for 23 years (and counting), ex board chair (x2)
    • Avid choral singer
    Craig H. Lipset, FACMImimi (October 6th, 2013)
    • Applying his BA in music from Brandeis University by working at Pfizer on applying HIT and other digital platforms to the challenges of clinical development
    • Implementing many of Dr. Martin's wild and crazy informatics ideas with musical style
    Doug Dickey, MD, FACMImimi (October 6th, 2013)
    • Member of the world's largest ACMImimi Choir at the Cerner Physician's Community Meeting in Kansas City, MO on October 5th, 2013
    • CMO for Physician Strategy at Cerner sponsoring and generally cheerleeding Dr. Martin presenting at the #CPC2013 conference
    • Big-time singer
    Michael Ash, MD, RPh, FACMImimi (October 6th, 2013)
    • Member of the world's largest ACMImimi Choir at the Cerner Physician's Community Meeting in Kansas City, MO on October 5th, 2013
    • VP, CMO at Cerner sponsoring the selection of Dr. Martin presenting at the #CPC2013 conference
    • Actively tweeting and spreading the ACMImimi message
    • Contributor to the arts by spreading the word
    Wendy Bongers, MD, FACMImimi (October 6th, 2013)
    • Member of the world's largest ACMImimi Choir at the Cerner Physician's Community Meeting in Kansas City, MO on October 5th, 2013

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