2024 Columbia University
HIT Graduation Homepage

May 17, 2024 Agenda

1:00 pm – Welcome • Virginia Lorenzi, Program Director, HIT Certification Program
1:10 pm – Keynote • Daniel Barchi, Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer, Common Spirit Health 
2:00 pm – Congratulations to Graduates • Noemie Elhadad, Chair, Department of Biomedical Informatics, and Virginia Lorenzi, Program Director, HIT Certification Program
2:30 pm – Break
3:00 pm – Alumni Reception and Career Fair (scroll down for information on different vendors)

Keynote Speaker: Daniel Barchi

As Chief Information Officer at CommonSpirit Health, Daniel provides vision and leadership to support growth, operational performance, digital innovation and IT security. Daniel joined CommonSpirit in 2022 to contribute his more than 20 years of experience advancing and integrating information technology, digital clinical and consumer applications and financial tools for large and complex health care systems. Before his work at CommonSpirit, he served as CIO of NewYork-Presbyterian Health System, where he led operations of information technology, business systems, innovation, analytics, telemedicine and pharmacy teams.
Read Dr. Barchi’s full profile

Career Fair Vendors and Information


Website: https://aws.amazon.com

Contact: Kris Bhambhani, Head of Healthcare 
Email: kbhambh@amazon.com
Openings: https://www.amazon.jobs/en/


Website: healthix.org

Contact: Aastha Rao, HR Associate 
Email: arao@healthix.org
Openings: InterSystems HealthShare Architect, Corporate Strategy Engagement Specialist

Hospital for Special Surgery

Website: hss.edu

Contact: Grace Bell, Director, Technical Applications
Email: bellg@hss.edu
Openings: Epic Security Analyst II

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Website: https://www.mskcc.org

Contacts: Paige Bentivenga, Talent Acquisition Lead; Sade Somorin, Sr Talent Acquisition Specialist
Emails:bentivep@mskcc.org, somorinf@mskcc.org
Openings: Advanced Software Developer, CRIT; Bioinformatics Software Engineer I; Business Intelligence Analyst II

New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Website: www.nyp.org

Contact: Alana Campbell, IT Talent Acquisition Recruiter
Email: alc9237@nyp.org
Openings: Senior Analyst Information Technology, Lead IT Analyst

Contact: Bulent Oral, IT Director
Email: buo9001@nyp.org
Opening: IT Analyst

NYU Langone/Grossman School of Medicine

Website: med.nyu.edu

Contact: Amelia Shunk, Research Data Associate
Email: amelia.shunk@nyulangone.org, hibrid.recruitment@nyulangone.org
Openings: Post-doc (PhD) / Fellowship (MD)

Ready Computing

Website: readycomputing.com

Contact: Rachel Gallagher, HR Coordinator and Executive Assistant
Email: rachel.gallagher@readycomputing.com
Openings: TBA