The SMU Institute for Artificial Intelligence in Health Sciences Education

The Institute:

  • aims to lead in responsibly harnessing generative AI to enhance teaching, learning, and scholarship,  
  • supports the faculty in effectively leveraging generative AI technologies to provide transformative learning,  experiences that develop students' critical thinking skills, 
  • advises on policies for equitable student AI access and upholds academic integrity and ethics, and
  • promotes transparent, bias-aware AI uses that enrich insights, expand accessibility, and prepare health sciences students to utilize these technologies in future practice.

Speaker Series

Attend these talks from the SMU Institute for Generative AI in Education to learn how your colleagues are using AI for teaching and learning. 

Scroll down to see to see recordings of previous presenters.

You have questions?

For more information, contact Liz Winer (lwiner@samuelmerritt.edu)            


Upcoming Speakers


Using Artificial Intelligence to Assess Positive Deviant Behaviors 

Rhea Kimpo
Rhea Kimpo

Rhea Kimpo, PhD 

Stay tuned to for a presentation date!     

 

 

 


Previous Presentations


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Demystifying AI

by Lorien Pratt, PhD (Quantellia)            
November 2, 2023           
Watch the recording.           
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Empowering the Next Generation: How Nursing Students Embrace AI in Right-to-Die Assignments 

by Paulina Van, PhD, RN, CNE, FAAN  
November 9, 2023 / Watch the recording.

Paulina Van
Paulina Van
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Student Perceptions Using ChatGPT and If Time is Money…AI will save you a lot of Money 

by Diane Tom, OTD, OTR/L, BCP, ATP  
and Tal Sraboyants, DNP, FNP-CN CHFN, PHN

November 21, 2023 / Watch the recording.

Tal Sraboyants
Tal Sraboyants
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Hey Siri: Do You Do Med Ed Yet? Practicing Patient Interviews Using AI Virtual Patient Avatars 

Amin Azzam, MD, MA 
November 29, 2023 /  Watch the recording

Amin Azzam
Amin Azzam
 SMU AI Institute Speaker Series: Hey Siri, Do You Do Med Ed Yet? by Dr. Amin Azzam

 

 

 


Knowing What You Know and When It's Time to Ask AI and Current Uses for AI as a Learning Tool  

Mary Premenko-Lanier, PhD
Mark Razzante, DPM 
December 13, 2023 / Watch the recording

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Mary Premenko-Lanier
.   Mary Premenko-Lanier
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.    Mark Razzante