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Cordell 6: Responsible Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare and Beyond

Eric P. Newman Education Center, Wash U School of Medicine

October 28, 2022

8:00am - 4:00pm

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Cordell 6 | Responsible AI:  Promise and Challenges for Artificial Intelligence Applications in Healthcare and Beyond

Please join the Cordell Institute for Policy in Medicine & Law for our annual symposium:

Friday, October 28, 2022
8:00am-4:00pm CST

Eric P. Newman Education Center
Seminar Room B, WashU School of Medicine
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Featuring Leading Experts on:

  • Overview of AI at WashU School of Medicine
  • Current AI applications in healthcare
  • Bias and other challenges in the ethical deployment of AI in healthcare
  • AI deployment in healthcare – immediate next steps and long term projections

Please scroll down for the full agenda. You may also download the agenda here.

Please RSVP if you plan to have complimentary lunch with us. We look forward to seeing you on October 28!

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Event Agenda

  • 8:00-8:30am

    Coffee and light breakfast items available, complimentary

  • 8:30-8:45am

    Welcome and Opening Remarks

    Jonathan Heusel, MD, PhD, Professor of Pathology and Genetics, Washington University School of Medicine; Director, The Cordell Institute

  • 8:45-9:30am

    Overview of AI at WUSM – Current and Future Deployment

    Philip Payne, PhD, FACMI, FAMIA, FAIMBE, FIAHSIJanet and Bernard Becker Professor and Director, Institute for Informatics (I2); Associate Dean for Health Information and Data Science, Washington University School of Medicine; Chief Data Scientist, School of Medicine

  • 9:30-9:45am


  • 9:45-11:00am

    Session 1: Current AI Applications in Healthcare


    Joanna Abraham, PhD, FAMIA Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Washington University School of Medicine

    Andrew Michelson, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine; Director for Critical Care Informatics Research, Division Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine; Faculty Affiliate, Institute for Informatics

    Paul Sorenson, MSW, Director, St. Louis Regional Data Alliance at the University of Missouri–St. Louis (UMSL); Co-director UMSL Community Innovation & Action Center


    Randi Foraker PhD, MA, FAHA, FAMIA, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medical Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine; Professor of Public Health, Brown School, Washington University; Director, Center for Population Health Informatics; Interim Director, Division of Biostatistics; Co-Director, Center for Administrative Data Research; Director, Public Health Data and Training Center

  • 11:00-11:15am


  • 11:15am-12:30pm

    Session 2: Bias and Other Challenges in the Ethical Deployment of AI in Healthcare


    Frederik Zuiderveen Borgesius, Professor ICT and law, Interdisciplinary Hub for Digitalization and Society, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands (via Zoom)

    Peter Embi, MD, MS, FACP, FACMI, FAMIA, FIAHSI, Chair, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Senior Vice President for Research and Innovation, Professor of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (via Zoom)

    Sara Gerke, Assistant Professor of Law, Penn State Dickinson Law (via Zoom)


    S. Joshua Swamidass, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Pathology & Immunology, Biomedical Engineering, Washington University School of Medicine

  • 12:30-1:30pm

    Please join us for boxed lunches, complimentary

  • 1:30-3:00pm

    Session 3: AI Deployment in Healthcare - Immediate Next Steps and Long-Term Projections


    Yixin Chen, PhD, Professor of Computer Science & Engineering, McKelvey School of Engineering, Washington University

    Patrick Fowler, PhD, Associate Professor, Brown School, Washington University; Director, Doctoral Program in Public Health Sciences; Co-Director, Division of Computational and Data Sciences

    Thomas Kannampallil, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Department of Computer Science, Associate Chief Research Information Officer, Washington University School of Medicine; Faculty, Institute for Informatics

    Jonathan King, JD, LLM, Chief Revenue Officer, Switch


    Rachel Sachs, JD, MPH, Treiman Professor of Law, Washington University School of Law

  • 3:00-4:00pm

    Please join us for a closing reception, complimentary

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