Have you ever wanted to extract medical information from clinical notes, biomedical textbooks, tweets or other unstructured text data? Have you tried to extract it yourself and hit roadblocks? Or, perhaps you were successful and but want to raise the bar and meet people doing similar work at UCSF.
On May 18, the Research Data Community Organizing team hosted an event dedicated to using natural language processing (NLP) to enable research.
This was a two-part event:
- The first part of the morning featured current work by researchers on campus who have successfully used NLP to enable their research. Learn what's possible with text analysis and information retrieval, and the support available to conduct medical research using NLP at UCSF.
View Presentations - Part 1
- The second part of the morning was a deep dive into the code and techniques used by analysts and programmers, with the goal of enabling participants to get started with NLP. It highlighted tools, examples, challenges and technical particulars in the use of NLP.
View Presentations - Part 2
Couldn't attend in person? Watch it now!
Visionary Key Note
*Light breakfast will be served starting 8:30
Examples of NLP-enabled research from UCSF community
|10:35||Community & information resources|
|10:40||Break; morning snack provided|
General purpose NLP tools and infrastructure available at UCSF
Friday, May 18
9:00am to 12:30pm
600 16th Street, San Francisco, California 94158
UCSF Clinical Data Community Organizing Team
Beth Berrean, Deputy Director, Design and Discovery, SOM Tech
Ariel Deardorff, Data Services Librarian, UCSF Library
Oksana Gologorskaya, Sr. Product Manager, Research Technology, UCSF Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Sharat Israni, Executive Director, UCSF Institute for Computational Health Sciences
Rick Larsen, UCSF Director of Research Informatics, Enterprise Information and Analytics
Karla Lindquist, Scientific Lead, Data Science Initiative, UCSF Library
Georgina Lopez, Director of Finance and Administration, UCSF Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Ed Martin, Director of Technology, UCSF Center for Digital Health Innovation
Angela Rizk-Jackson, Director of Operations, UCSF Institute for Computational Health Sciences
Eugenia Rutenberg, Director of Research Computing, UCSF Institute for Computational Health Sciences
Robert Thombley, Data Scientist, UCSF Institute for Health Policy Studies
Leslie Yuan, Chief Information Officer, UCSF Clinical and Translational Science Institute
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