The future of medical school admissions: An Orwellian story?
Impact of Tech
AMS’s 2018 conference, Will AI and technology save compassion in healthcare?, showcased the exceptional people and projects that AMS funded through its Phoenix Fellowship program.
Dr. Mark Hanson, a 2016 fellow, discussed what AI’s future role in healthcare might mean for medical schools and their admissions processes. Which applicants have a leg up now and who’ll have a leg up in the future? If AI will replace a large portion of human physicians, how will evaluation criteria change? Hear his Orwellian tale about how algorithms and big business may change the game and why compassion is more important than ever.