Cole Zanetti, DO, a graduate of the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth/ Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (UNTHSC/TCOM), has recently been accepted into the National Library of Medicine’s 2013 fellowship program in BioMedical Informatics. Dr. Zanetti, alongside 29 other accepted applicants, will attend this week-long program from September 15-21.
"I feel very honored to be selected as a fellow. Informatics is vital for effective patient care and engagement,” Dr. Zanetti notes. “It has the potential to personalize medicine like never before. My goal is to use this opportunity to help provide the right information to the right person at the right time for the entire care team." Currently, Dr. Zanetti is a family and preventive medicine resident at the Dartmouth Center for Health Care Delivery Science at Concord Hospital in Concord, New Hampshire. He also served as a member on the Blue Ribbon Commission for the Advancement of Osteopathic Medical Education.
The BioMedical Informatics fellowship program is an instructive course intended to familiarize participants with the use of computer technologies and information science in the study and practice of health science and biomedicine. Designed for medical educators, medical librarians, and medical administrators, the course aims to educate its participants to use the skills acquired and become agents of change at their respective institutions.