WICHITA, Kan., June 7, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Currently under construction in downtown Wichita, the proposed Kansas Health Science Center – Kansas The College of Osteopathic Medicine (KHSC-KansasCOM) is partnering with Medical Intelligence 10 (MI10) to become the first Osteopathic College of Medicine to officially use MI10’s educational modules to provide advanced technology and medical intelligence curricula.
“This important strategic partnership is critical to the ability of the planned KHSC-KansasCOM to realize its mission to train the osteopathic physician of the future to provide effective, empathic and innovative care to optimize the health of patients and their communities” said Dr. Joel Dickerman, Dean and Scientific Director of the planned KHSC-KansasCOM. “The modern osteopathic doctor will use advanced technologies such as AI and data science to provide effective, efficient, safe and equitable care.”
There is a growing consensus among thought leaders in the medical industry that artificial intelligence will become an integral tool for the next generation of healthcare providers. But many clinicians today feel ill-prepared to use these new technologies effectively. Given the need to prepare aspiring physicians for a changing healthcare industry, Medical Intelligence 10, an artificial intelligence advisory group in healthcare and educational counseling, has started developing a modern curriculum with AI and advanced technology for medical students.
“Our Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Michael Finley, DO, has been working with MI10 for over two years to investigate how an AI-based curriculum could be incorporated into medical school education. The focus areas of the MI10 curriculum will be presented to proposed KHSC-KansasCOM students in a very engaging way to enable and empower the medical graduates who will eventually take them up, “said Dr. Dickerman. In addition to offering AI as an advanced technology The curriculum includes health economics and finance, entrepreneurship, precision medicine, and leadership to prepare future physicians for optimal care in 2040 and beyond.
With the aim of opening for the academic year 2022, the proposed KHSC-KansasCOM is currently going through the accreditation process. The school will be housed in a historic 90 year old building at 230 E. William and 130 S. Market, and the campus will be a training center for osteopathic skills, standardized classrooms for patients, large lecture halls, study rooms for small groups, virtual anatomy lab, and much more more.
“Our vision is to build a future-oriented medical faculty that will become a first-class training center for osteopathic doctors. To achieve this goal, we integrate a holistic approach to treatment and care with an innovative, patient-oriented curriculum. and community-based, “said Tiffany Masson, Psy.D., President of KHSC.
The proposed KHSC-KansasCOM is a subsidiary of the TCS Education System, a not-for-profit system of colleges that promotes student success and community impact. Learn more at kansashsc.org.
About the Kansas Health Science Center:
The Kansas Health Science Center is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to educating well-prepared physicians and healthcare leaders who will make a positive contribution to the general well-being of our communities. With the aim of opening the planned Kansas Health Science Center – Kansas College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2022 aims to have a positive impact on the health landscape in KHSC Wichita and the state of Kansas by directly addressing inequality in access to health care. Learn more at kansashsc.org.
SOURCE Kansas Health Science Center