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How will AI affect the work of Canada’s family doctors?

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Six-part Monthly Webinar Series
December 2020 to May 2021

co-hosted by the Upstream Lab and the CFPC

Hosted by Dr. Andrew Pinto, the webinars include an amazing line-up of family medicine leaders who will enhance your understanding of AI, how it’s being used in family practice, and the potential of AI and other technologies to change how we learn, work and care for our patients.

This one-credit-per hour Group Learning activity has been certified by the CFPC for up to one Mainpro+® credit for each webinar session.

Each webinar takes place at 12:00-1:00 pm Eastern Time

December 9, 2020:
Introduction to AI and applications in primary care

Dr. Andrew Pinto, Clinician-Scientist, Upstream Lab, MAP/Centre for Urban Health Solutions, Unity Health Toronto and Ms. Jaky Kueper, Predictive Health Informatics, Western University

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
  • Define AI and related terms
  • Understand how AI is currently applied and being developed for primary care
  • Improve confidence in critically appraising AI tools
  • Understand how to be involved in shaping AI integration in primary care

January 27, 2021:
Machine Learning to solve primary care challenges

Dr. Anders Lenskjold, Clinician-Scientist, Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University

February 24, 2021:
Machine Learning: Using primary care EMR data for prediction

Dr. Tyler Williamson, Associate Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences at University of Calgary; Dr. Stephanie Garies, Assistant Director, Southern Alberta Primary Care Research Network, University of Calgary; and Dr. Matt Taylor, Data Manager, Canadian Primary Care Sentinel Surveillance Network, University of Alberta

March 31, 2021:
Natural Language Processing and its role in primary care

Dr. Noah Crampton MD, Clinician-Scientist, Toronto Western Hospital

April 28, 2021:
Machine Learning for human resource management and to predict health service use

Dr. Muhammad Mamdani, Director, Centre for AI Research and Education in Medicine, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

June 23, 2021
Social and Ethical Implications of AI in primary care

Dr. Melissa McCradden, Bioethicist with the Department of Bioethics at the Hospital of Sick Children, Dr. Carolyn Steele-Gray, Scientist at Bridgepoint Collaboratory Research and Innovation at the Lunefeld-Tenenbaum Research Institute, and Dr. Azza Eissa, Clinician Scholar at University of Toronto Department of Family and Community Medicine.

Webinars are in English only and are free of charge.



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