Valafar to Kick Off IAMSE Fall 2023 Webcast Audio Seminar Series

Are you curious how Artificial Intelligence (AI) is transforming medical education, especially its impact on faculty teaching and student learning? Join the upcoming IAMSE Fall webinar series entitled “Brains, Bots, and Beyond: Exploring AI’s Impact on Medical Education” to learn about the intersection of AI and medical education. Over five sessions, we will cover topics ranging from the basics of AI to its use in teaching and learning essential biomedical science content.

The series begins on September 7 with a presentation by Homayoun Valafar to define AI and machine learning. The series will continue on September 14 with a discussion by Erkin Otles and Cornelius James on strategies to prepare our trainees to appropriately utilize AI in their future healthcare jobs. On September 21st, Michael Paul Cary and Sophia Bessias will present on critical ethical issues, including the potential for unintended bias and disparities arising from AI. Finally, Dina Kurzweil and Bill Hersh will wrap up the series on September 28th and October 5th, respectively, with practical tips for educators and learners alike to utilize AI to maximize teaching and learning. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to join the conversation on the future of AI in medical education.

Houma Valafar

Homayoun Valafar, PhD

An Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning with Applications in Healthcare

Presenter: Homayoun Valafar, PhD
Session Date & Time: September 7, 2023 at 12pm Eastern
Session Description: In this session, Dr. Valafar will provide an introductory overview of the domain of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. The session will include a brief overview of various techniques, an abstract view of training and testing AI models, some applications in the domain of Healthcare, and some of the challenges ahead.

As always, IAMSE Student Members can register for the series for FREE!