WICHITA, Kan., June 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — At the moment beneath building in downtown Wichita, the proposed Kansas Well being Science Middle – Kansas Faculty of Osteopathic Drugs (KHSC-KansasCOM) is collaborating with Medical Intelligence 10 (MI10) to develop into the primary osteopathic faculty of medication to formally make the most of MI10’s instructional modules to ship curriculum associated to superior expertise and medical intelligence.
“This key strategic partnership is significant to the proposed KHSC-KansasCOM’s skill to comprehend its mission to ‘practice the osteopathic doctor of the long run to offer efficient, empathetic and modern care to optimize the well being of sufferers and their communities,'” mentioned Dr. Joel Dickerman, dean and chief educational officer of the proposed KHSC-KansasCOM. “The fashionable osteopathic doctor will make the most of superior applied sciences together with AI and knowledge science to ship care in an efficient, environment friendly, protected, and equitable method.”
The rising consensus amongst thought leaders within the medical trade is that synthetic intelligence will develop into an integral instrument for the following technology of well being care suppliers. However many clinicians as we speak really feel ill-prepared to successfully use these new applied sciences. Recognizing the necessity to put together potential docs for a altering well being care trade, Medical Intelligence 10, a well being care synthetic intelligence technique and training advisory group, has begun designing a contemporary curriculum together with AI and superior expertise for medical college students.
“Our senior affiliate dean for educational affairs, Michael Finley, DO, has been working with MI10 for over two years to discover how an AI-based curriculum may very well be included into medical college coaching. The MI10 curriculum focus areas shall be launched to proposed KHSC-KansasCOM college students in a extremely participating technique to equip and empower graduates for the follow of medication they are going to finally enter,” mentioned Dr. Dickerman. Along with AI as a complicated expertise, the curriculum will embrace healthcare economics and finance, entrepreneurship, precision drugs, and management to arrange future physicians to offer optimum care in 2040 and past.
With the objective of opening for the 2022 educational yr, the proposed KHSC-KansasCOM is at the moment working by way of the accreditation course of. The college will sit in a historic 90-year-old constructing at 230 E. William and 130 S. Market, and the campus will embrace an osteopathic abilities coaching middle, standardized affected person educating rooms, giant lecture halls, small group school rooms, a digital anatomy lab and far more.
“Our imaginative and prescient is to construct a forward-thinking medical college that turns into a world-class coaching hub for osteopathic physicians. To realize this objective, we’re incorporating a whole-person method to remedy and care with a curriculum that is modern, patient-focused and community-based,” mentioned Tiffany Masson, Psy.D., president of KHSC.
About Kansas Well being Science Middle:
Kansas Well being Science Middle is a nonprofit group dedicated to coaching well-prepared physicians and well being care leaders who will positively contribute to the general well-being of our communities. With the objective of opening the proposed Kansas Well being Science Middle – Kansas Faculty of Osteopathic Drugs in 2022, KHSC strives to positively influence the well being panorama in Wichita and the state of Kansas by way of straight addressing the disparity in entry to healthcare. Be taught extra at kansashsc.org.
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