ChatGPT and other disruptive artificial intelligence (AI) applications have raised serious concerns about the impact of these technologies on higher education. These publicly accessible tools have the potential to influence the effectiveness of educational methodologies frequently employed in health professions education.
Responses to this new technology have varied dramatically between institutions. And learners, faculty and leadership need to gain a greater understanding of the potential ramifications of using chatbots and other AI-based applications.
Join the Center for Medical Education for ChatGPT: Friend or Foe? on Thursday, Feb. 16, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. EDT. The virtual event will feature Daniel Salcedo, MD, Director of Simulation and EdTech at the Mount Sinai Skills & Simulation Center at Case Western Reserve University.
This session aims to analyze the design and functionality of ChatGPT and similar AI applications to understand the potential threats and opportunities of adopting this technology into health professions education programs.
Topics covered will include:
- Understanding ChatGPT’s AI design features,
- Examining ChatGPT’s functions and operations,
- Analyzing the potential threats of ChatGPT to educational programs,
- Evaluating the potential applications of ChatGPT to education, and
- Discussing future directions of health professions education in the face of a changing technological environment.