The ProspectiveDoctor Podcast

How AI is Transforming Medical Education and Training

Dr. Erkeda DeRouen talks to Dr. Liudmila Schafer who is a medical oncologist and the founder of The Doctor Connect consultancy. They talk about the impact of artificial intelligence in medicine, and how physicians and students can use AI tools responsibly.

  •  [00:52] Introducing Dr. Liudmila Schafer
  • [03:20] The Doctor Connect
  • [06:24] Artificial Intelligence’s Impact on Healthcare
  • [08:58] Using AI for Medical Education
  • [15:33] Responsible use of AI Tools for Physicians

 Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

Artificial intelligence is gaining popularity, even in healthcare. When used appropriately, it can help generate ideas and aid in research. However, it can also cause misunderstandings between physicians and patients. It would be wise to educate patients not to rely too heavily on AI because it’s not entirely accurate.

Learning Medicine Through AI Tools

New and advanced tools can facilitate learning by providing more data and different solutions to problems. But again, artificial intelligence is not infallible. To keep growing, physicians and students need to keep exposing themselves to new technology and other fields of study. There is no need to be confined to one specialty or medical association. Exploring unique interests and meeting diverse people can bring fresh insights to your practice as a physician.

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Erkeda DeRouen

Dr. Erkeda DeRouen is a graduate of Hampton University with a B.S. in Biological Sciences, followed by completing medical school at the Boston University School of Medicine. She then completed residency at The University of Maryland Family and Community Medicine Program. After that, she worked at an underserved community health center, and currently is an Associate Medical Director of a telemedicine company. She recently became one of the first 1,000 lifestyle medicine certified physicians in the world! Her areas of interest include: health equity and eliminating health disparities, service of underserved populations, HIV management, transgender care, mentorship, and lifestyle medicine.

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