The MedBiquitous Blog

Welcome to the MedBiquitous Team: Ben Hsu

I’m originally from Norman, Oklahoma and have been a student at the University of Michigan since 2015. I graduated with my bachelor’s in Biopsychology and a minor in Music in 2019. I’m currently a master’s student in the Health Informatics joint degree program at U-M’s School of Information. I’m really thrilled to be working with Johmarx and Jeff to support the mission of MedBiquitous and the AAMC this summer.

Wide World of Standards – April Quarterly Summary

More occurs in the world of data standards than most can track if it is not their primary role. The ability to move data from one context to the next without creating a new process for each transaction is a critical capability of our digital tools and platforms.

Currently, numerous education, teaching, learning and workforce data standards exist. With a range from broad, international applicability down to focused efforts, several data standards organizations are currently impacting the health professions education landscape.

MedBiquitous Community Connection: April Webinar Update

Dr. Stephanie Hoelscher and Dr. Dwayne Hoelscher recently presented the April installment of the MedBiquitous Community Connection webinar series, "Electronic Health Records: Clinical Decision Support Lessons Learned with Ebola and Zika for COVID-19." The recording and slide deck are now available here. Please use your primary AAMC account login and password to register. Registration is required and free.

MedBiquitous Quarterly Update - March 2020

I want to send out positive thoughts to the MedBiquitous community around the globe responding to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

The work of MedBiquitous is continuing to move forward. I will utilize the blog and newsletter to provide you with quarterly updates related to the program. If there is something you would like to know more about, please contact us at

Wide World of Standards: American Council on Education Blockchain Initiative

Earlier this month, the American Council on Education (ACE) announced funding from the US Department of Education to support an initiative to explore blockchain’s use in education. The goals of the initiative are to investigate how blockchain can empower individual learners while improving data flow between educational contexts.


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