Dr. Andrea Gershon, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, ICES, Toronto, ON
Dr. Jesse Lu, Adult Respirology Program, Postgraduate Medical Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON

Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to change the delivery of healthcare. It builds on technology such as decision support and machine learning. This presentation will review what these terms mean, discuss the promise of AI, point out its limitations, and present what new innovative work is happening with big data in lung health today.

Learning Objectives
At the end of this presentation, attendees will be able to:

  • Discuss what artificial intelligence and machine learning are;
  • Understand the potential of AI in healthcare; and
  • Understand the limitations of machine learning and big data in respirology.

CanMEDS Competencies addressed:
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