Technology and the Future of Medicine

 

Click here to go to the website for the new graduate course, LABMP 590, starting in January. Open for registration on Beartracks now!

 

Updates

November 30 and December 1, 2011
Link to background reading and PowerPoint presentations teaching sessions on November 30 and December 1, 2011

 


Links to Previous Lectures

September 8, 2011

September 14, 2011

September 15, 2011

September 21, 2011

September 22, 2011

September 28, 2011

September 29, 2011

October 5, 2011

October 6, 2011

October 12, 2011

October 13, 2011

October 19, 2011

October 20, 2011

October 26, 2011

October 27, 2011

November 2, 2011

November 3, 2011

November 9, 2011

November 10, 2011

November 16, 2011

November 17, 2011

November, 23, 2011

November 24, 2011

November 30, 2011

December 1, 2011

 

 

 

 

For further information:
Akshatha Raghuveer
or Tori Sheldon, or Kim Solez, M.D.
780-407-8385 banffap@ualberta.ca             780-710-1644 Kim.Solez@Ualberta.ca

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Approved by the Royal College of Physician and Surgeons as a self accredited round. Participants can claim the hours they attend under Section 1 accredited rounds in the Royal College's MOC program. It is planned that in January to April 2012 the course will be given as a graduate student course at the University of Alberta.

Subjects Include:

  • Promise and Perils of Biotech  

  • Global Citizenship and Technology  

  • Entrepreneurship in Medicine/Innovation

  • Reflections on Singularity University 

  • Evil As A Treatable Disease

  • Promise and Perils of AI   

  • Interdisciplinary Discourse in Nanotech  

  • Promise and Perils of Nanotech  

  • Genomics and The Future of Medicine  

  • Medical Ethics of the Future

  • Ethics in Lab Medicine/Pathology 

  • The Future of Pathology      


2011 Schedule for “Technology and the Future of Medicine” Wed.-Thurs. 90 min. classes, 45 min. lecture discussion, 45 min. small group, 7:30-9:00 pm

5B3.04 WCM HSC (University of Alberta Hospital) – Approved for Royal College CME Credits

 

September    08                    Introduction/Promise and Perils of Biotech ks/br/bc
                                                 (Anthrax infection used as focus for discussion)

                        14                    Global Citizenship and Technology         as/ks

                        15                    Entrepreneurship in Medicine/Innovation sp/ks

                        21                    Reflections on Singularity University      sp/ks
                                                (Including the Future Med program)                   

22                    Evil As A Treatable Disease                      ks/ew
                                    (Discusses Simon Baron-Cohen, Zero Degrees of Empathy, 2011)

                        28                    Promise and Perils of AI                             oz/ks

                        29                    Promise and Perils of AI                             oz/ks

October         05                   Writing as a Technology in Medicine and Science   hg/ks

            06                    Promise and Perils of Nanotech               mw/ks

                        12                    Promise and Perils of Nanotech               mw/ks

                        13                    Promise and Perils of AI                             oz/ks

19                    New Tools and Discoveries in Science (Part I)              cs

20                    New Tools and Discoveries in Science (Part II)                cs                   

26                                    Transmission Electron Microscopy of Subcellular Compartment Storage Disorders          cs

27                                       Tumor Cell Scaffolding and Anti-Cancer Therapy                cs  

November    02                    Genomics and The Future of Medicine               tm/cs
                                                (Gene chip diagnoses and designing ourselves)

                        03                   The Singularity and The Have Nots         ew/bc
                                                (With reflections on medicine in five communities in Northern Alberta)

                        09                   Ethics After The Robots Take Over    ew/ks
                                                (What will we allow when everything is possible?)

10                   The Technologic Singularity Explained&Promoted!   ks/cs

                        16                    Complementary medicine/healing (Consumer practices and the example of Canadian First Nations medicine)   tm/ew

                        17                    The Future of Pathology (What will pathology practice be like in 2020)      ks/cs

                        23                     A Biological Repairman's Reflections on the Coming Singularity: Notions of Embodiment in the Age of Spiritual Machine  jw/ks

                        24                     Second Life and Medical Education        rk/ks

                        30                     The Future of Consciousness dh/ks


December      1                      Reflections back on this CPL Course as we prepare to teach Graduate course in January! – Everyone

                          7                      Skeptics Society Presentation – Mainstreaming the Singularity in Universities and Beyond!                                  ks

                         14                     Perry Kinkaide - The Singularity in an Industry/Community Context. (pk/ks)

 

Lecture hours

Solez                                     18
Sergi                                      6
Waugh                                   4
Ziane                                      4
Mueller                                   2
Woodside                              2
Cujec                                     2
Pandya                                  2
Rennie                                   1
Graves                                   1
Saleh                                     1
Kinkaide                                1
Kashani                                 1
White                                     1

 

 

 


Last Modified: Sunday May 20, 2012 04:59:28 PM kim.solez@ualberta.ca