HERC: VA Data Bootcamp
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VA Data Bootcamp

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Each year the VA Palo Alto Big Data-Scientist Training Enhancement Program (BD-STEP) hosts a "VA Data Bootcamp" conference to orient trainees to the VA's electronic health record databases and network of clinicians, researchers, and operational managers. Below is the schedule for the October 2021 bootcamp. All sessions will be held virtually. Attendance at the 2021 VA Data Bootcamp is limited to those at VA Palo Alto, Stanford University, and HSR&D CDA applicants

Recordings and slides from the 2020 bootcamp are available on the VA intranet at https://vaww.herc.research.va.gov/include/page.asp?id=va-data-bootcamp-2020. We ask that you do not share these recordings or slides with others. Thank you.

Day 1: Tuesday, October 26, 2021
8:30am - 9:00am

Welcoming Remarks and Good Clinical Practices
Todd Wagner, PhD & Jennifer Lee, MD, PhD

9:00am - 9:30am

Clinical Data Origins: How clinicians use CPRS and the effects on VA data quality
Donna Zulman, MD, MS

9:30am - 10:00am

Access to VA Data: DART, ePAS/BaseCamp & VA Publications Protocols
Nicole Murphy, BA 

10:00am - 11:00am

Intro to VINCI Tutorial
Laura Graham, PhD, MPH

11:00am - 11:30am

Overview and Practical Applications of Corporate Data Warehouse (CDW) Utilization Data
Esther Meerwijk, PhD, MSN

11:30am - 12:00pm

Overview and Practical Applications of Observational Medical Outcomes Partnership (OMOP) Data
Liberty Greene, MS

 

Day 2: Wednesday, October 27, 2021
8:30am - 9:00am

Overview of VA Cost Data & Risk Adjustment
Todd Wagner, PhD

9:00am - 9:30am

Overview of VA Surgical Data
Laura Graham, PhD, MPH

9:30am - 10:00am

Overview and Practical Applications of VA Purchased Care Data
Liam Rose, PhD

10:00am - 10:30am

Overview and Practical Applications of VA Laboratory Data
Vilija Joyce, MS

10:30am - 11:00am

Overview of VA Geriatrics and Extended Care Data
Sharon Dally, MS & Winifred Scott, MPH

11:00am - 11:30am

Overview of Cancer Data
John Leppert, MD

11:30am - 12:00pm

Practical Applications of Cancer Data
Suzanne Tamang, PhD

 

Day 3: Thursday, October 28, 2021
8:30am - 9:00am

Overview of VA Telehealth Data
Josephine Jacobs, PhD

9:00am - 9:30am

Overview of VA Mental Health Data
Kritee Gujral, PhD

9:30am - 10:00am

Overview Medicaid, Medicare, and Mortality Data
Jean Yoon, PhD

10:00am - 10:30am

Overview of VA Pharmacy Data
Mark Bounthavong, PharmD, PhD

10:30am - 11:00am

Overview of VA Women's Health Data
Ciaran Phibbs, PhD

11:00am - 11:30am

Overview DaVINCI/DoD Data
Libby Dismuke-Greer, PhD

11:30am - 12:00pm

Other Data Documentation and Resources / Closing Remarks
Elizabeth Gehlert, MPH

 

Last Updated Date: August 12, 2021