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The Future with AI: What will we need (human) specialists for?

Interested in learning more about the intersection of AI and healthcare? Hear our Strategic Director, Dr. Brian Hodges, and other healthcare leaders, talk about the power of compassion and technology to transform healthcare.

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AMS Healthcare to support project aimed at helping seniors age in place

The vast majority of seniors dread the prospect of living in institutionalized settings and would rather age in place. Trends suggest Canadian seniors are increasingly moving to urban areas, with many choosing to downsize into apartments or condos in order to remain living independently.

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Partnership between Joint Centre for Bioethics and AMS Healthcare to shape the future of artificial intelligence in Canada’s health system

Partnership between Joint Centre for Bioethics and AMS Healthcare to shape the future of artificial intelligence in Canada’s health system. A new partnership with AMS Healthcare is supporting the University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics (JCB) accelerate knowledge and inform practice on ethical artificial intelligence (AI) in health care.

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Improve mental-health care by fighting poverty

This is the first of a five-part series in The Globe and Mail on modernizing medicare: lessons from home and abroad. Historically, Canadians embraced medicare as part of an effort to separate personal wealth from individual health. But, in defending our rights to enter hospitals without risking financial ruin, did we swallow a bitter pill?…

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Is compassionate leadership an antidote for health care burnout?

Can health care be a toxin for those providing care to others?  The drive for cost savings, the increasing complexity of care, the menace of electronic medical records and the emotional challenges of responding to patient suffering put health care professionals at high risk for burnout.  Today, burnout is common among all members of our health…

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Is healthcare innovation simply an act of compassion?

Northern Ontario covers 87% of Ontario’s land mass, is inhabited by 6% of the province’s population, and has the highest rates of cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular, and respiratory disease in Ontario. Disease prevalence is highest in the 13% of Indigenous Northerners. Providing Northern Ontario health care in the future will be challenging as the lifestyles of…

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Featured Partner


The Dalla Lana School of Public Health

We're proud to announce a new program, designed in partnership with Dalla Lana School of Public Health (DLSPH): the AMS-Fitzgerald Fellowship. It will support emerging leaders as they learn about the opportunities and challenges of AI, the importance of humanceterness, and how health systems function. It's an exceptional opportunity for up-and-coming professionals in the healthcare sector.

This competitive 2-year pilot program will launch in the fall of 2021 with a cadre of 12 talented emerging and mid-level leaders. They'll learn, practice, and apply visionary leadership skills and competencies that focus on AI and compassionate care.

This fellowship is an outstanding example of what we can accomplish through partnership. We're excited to collaborate with the DLSPH again.

We regularly partner with world-class organizations to bring you exceptional offerings in technology and compassionate care as well as in the history of medicine.

From globally-renowned research institutes and healthcare delivery organizations to leading educational establishments, our partners all seek to improve the state of healthcare by making caring for people its focal point. Together, we offer conferences and events, research funding, scholorships and more.

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