February 18, 2020

Regenstrief website hosts online course on the future of AI in health care

Artificial intelligence offers exciting opportunities to improve care, but there are many considerations as the field moves forward. Stakeholders can now take an online course on Regenstrief Institute’s website that gives insight into the current and future state of AI as well as best practices for development, implementation and maintenance moving forward.

The 11-video course was based on the National Academy of Medicine special publication called Artificial Intelligence in Health Care: The Hope, The Hype, The Promise, The Peril. The National Academy of Medicine, in collaboration with Regenstrief, Stanford University Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, the American Medical Association, Sutter Health and Vanderbilt University, hosted a digital learning collaborative where the publication’s authors and other AI experts discussed key considerations made in the special publication. The discussions were turned into videos, which are now available online at for CME credits through the Indiana University School of Medicine Division of Continuing Medical Education.

The presentations cover issues from potential tradeoffs and unintended consequences of AI to laws, regulations and policy surrounding its use. The goal of the online course is to share information and facilitate the application of AI for better health. The videos are available for free.

“This National Academy of Medicine special publication is meant to be a reference for all stakeholders involved in AI and healthcare,” said Eneida Mendonca, M.D., PhD, a co-author on the publication and vice president for research development at Regenstrief Institute. “The book and the corresponding instructional videos cover topics that are vital to developing and leveraging AI to improve healthcare. We are pleased to make this information available to anyone interested in this important topic.”

The course is available here. 

Experts who contributed to the special publication and video lecture series are:

  • Mahnoor (Noor) Ahmed, MEng, National Academy of Medicine
  • Andrew Auerbach M.D., MPH, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine
  • Meredith Barrett, PhD, Propeller Health*
  • Andrew Beam, PhD, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
  • Paul Bleicher, M.D., PhD, OptumLabs
  • Wendy Chapman, PhD, University of Melbourne
  • Jonathan Chen, M.D., PhD, Stanford University
  • Mildred Cho, M.D., Stanford University*
  • Guilherme Del Fiol, M.D., PhD, University of Utah
  • Peter Embí, M.D., M.S., Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of Medicine*
  • Hossein Estiri, PhD, Harvard Medical School
  • James Fackler, M.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Stephan Fihn, M.D., MPH, University of Washington
  • Anna Goldenberg, M.A., PhD, University of Toronto
  • Leeann Habte, J.D., Best, Best and Krieger*
  • Seth Hain, M.S., Epic
  • Robert Arthur Harrington, M.D., Stanford School of Medicine
  • Jaimee Heffner, PhD, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • Tina Hernandez-Bourssard, PhD, Stanford University*
  • Edmund Jackson, PhD, Hospital Corporation of America
  • Jeffrey Klann, PhD, Harvard Medical School
  • Rita Kukafka, DrPH, M.A., Columbia University
  • Mia Keyes, M.A., American Medical Association*
  • Fei Fei Li, PhD, Stanford University*
  • Hongfang Liu, PhD, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  • Michael Matheny, M.D., M.S., MPH, Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Michael McGinnis, M.D., National Academy of Medicine*
  • Douglas McNair, M.D., PhD, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Eneida Mendonca, M.D., PhD, Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Lloyd B. Minor, M.D., Stanford University School of Medicine*
  • Sara G. Murray, M.D., University of California San Francisco*
  • Sally N. Okun, R.N., PatientsLikeMe
  • Natalie Pageler, M.D., Stanford Children’s Health*
  • Joni Pierce, MBA, University of Utah
  • Nicholson Price II, JD, PhD, University of Michigan Law School
  • Arti Rai, J.D., Duke University*
  • Jack Resneck, Jr., M.D., University of California San Francisco*
  • Joachim Roski, PhD, MPH, Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Suchi Saria, PhD, MSc, Johns Hopkins University
  • Nigam Shah, MBBS, PhD, Stanford University
  • Paul Tang, M.D., M.S., Sutter Health*
  • Sonoo Thadaney Israni, MBA, Stanford University
  • Ranak Trivedi, M.A., M.S., PhD, Stanford University
  • Abraham Verghese, M.D., Stanford University*
  • Danielle Whicher, PhD, MHS, National Academy of Medicine
  • Jenna Wiens, PhD, University of Michigan

*denotes experts who participated in video series but did not author the special publication.

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