Artificial Intelligence: Expanding the Impact and Access of Healthcare Worldwide

Since 1957 the idea of artificial intelligence (AI) has moved from myth to reality, and as we progress into the future, AI will increase its stronghold in our society. While the advances of this technology are exciting to some, others are fearful. A recent study found that nearly 69% of college graduates believe AI could take their…

Developing Virtual Standardized Patients for Health Sciences Education using Natural Language Dialogue Systems

This presentation will summarize our work on creating conversational virtual standardized patients for medical education. Our Virtual Standardized Patients are avatar representations of human patients which are controlled by artificial intelligence software. Students can converse using natural language, practice their history taking skills and receive immediate feedback on their interaction. Students can interview the Virtual…

AI In Healthcare

Dr. Gretchen Jackson leads the Chief Health Office, overseeing the Health Officers Pursuing Evidence and Excellence (HOPE) and  Center for AI, Research, and Evaluation (CARE) at IBM Watson Health. She is also  an Associate Professor of Surgery, Pediatrics, and Biomedical Informatics at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Jackson is an internationally recognized biomedical informatician…

AI for Dummies ( Not for Robots)

You’ve probably heard quite a bit about AI recently, but how does it actually work? In this session, we will demystify one of this century’s most revolutionary technologies by teaching you how it works under the hood. You will learn how AI does tasks like image processing and natural language processing, as well as some…

Deep Medicine – How Artificial Intelligence Can Make Healthcare Human Again

Let’s take a look into this book written by Dr. Eric Topol, a renowned cardiologist, executive vice president of Scripps Research, founder of a new medical school, and one of the top ten most-cited medical researchers. The author show us how the awesome power of AI can make medicine better, and reveals the paradox that…

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Webinar | How AI and Machine Learning Shape the Future of Teaching

Everyone comes into contact with AI and machine learning technologies on a daily basis. From Netflix recommendations to auto-corrections, the technologies that make these interactions possible can also take on education’s greatest challenges. This session will explore practical examples that demystify AI and the implications of smart tools that advance learning. Outcomes Explore what is…