March 2020

Artificial Intelligence Emerging Technology

4 Risks Associated with AI in the Healthcare Industry

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March 30, 2020
Reading Time: 4 minutes Intro We have seen artificial intelligence at work in the operating room, records section, consulting room, laboratory, and diagnostics center. In medicine, AI can outperform humans when it comes to arriving at highly researched and accurate results. Emerging technology is completely redefining the industry. The days of crude tools and giant machines have given way […]
Artificial Intelligence Emerging Technology

AI Risk and Regulation- EU Commission’s New Framework

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March 24, 2020
Reading Time: 4 minutes With risk comes regulation. Advancement in the development and deployment of AI-based tools in medicine (and every other area of life) is more rapid than ever. Thus, we must consider the possible risks associated with such systems– questions about regulations are becoming unavoidable. As AI-powered systems and machines are setting a new pace and bringing […]
Personal Growth

Skill x Effort = Achievement

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March 20, 2020
Reading Time: 7 minutes How people view talent and effort, the natural bias that emerges when asked which is more predictive of achievement, and what the fascinating relationship between the two concepts truly is. Ideas from Grit, by Angela Duckworth. Intro If you ask people today, especially the leadership of organizations, most will say that they value hard work […]
Medicine Physician Practice

Balancing Theory and Clinical Practice

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March 13, 2020
Reading Time: 3 minutes Navigating the Wards AND the Boards as a third-year medical student. Welcome to the Jungle  During medical school, one is constantly bombarded with information and statistics that are often irrelevant by the time graduation rolls around.  This phenomenon is very similar to social media literature in the sense that it seems to be outdated the […]
Medicine Personal Growth Physician

Trials and Tribulations of Dating Medical Students

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March 4, 2020
Reading Time: 4 minutes This article is based on my personal experiences dating a medical student and what I have witnessed of other couples in similar situations. A few things I learned along the way: Every couple’s experience will be different. Medical school is packed with new daily problems, whether the student is single or has been married for […]