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Mayo Clinic RISE for Equity Podcast: Episode 6

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Is AI Biased? How Do We Fix It?

Featuring Maia Hightower, M.D., M.B.A., MPH Chief Digital Technology officer of the University of Chicago Medicine 
Ivor Horn, M.D. MPH Director, Health Equity & Social Determinants of Health, Google

Artificial Intelligence is full of technological and economic promise, but just like its creators, AI isn’t free from subconscious discrimination. As AI becomes more commonplace in the medical field, questions of whether racial bias will be mitigated or expanded in the future are omnipresent. The solution will depend on how much effort is put into making AI more equitable. Join Lee Hawkins, Drs. Maia Hightower and Ivor Horne as they delve into this new frontier.

“Algorithmic bias is part of our history. It is part of the history of medicine, part of the history of the United States, and part of the history of our world, for many reasons.”

–Dr. Maia Hightower

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