New York Medical College
Benjamin Rush Chapter


Join us for the second virtual public session lecture of the New York Medical College Benjamin Rush Chapter.


Keynote Speaker

David Ring, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Comprehensive Care
Professor of Surgery and Psychiatry
Medical Director of Worklife
Upper Extremity Clinical Director, Musculoskeletal Institute
Dell Medical School  |  The University of Texas at Austin

Date: Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time: 6:00PM - 7:00PM
Location: Virutal via Zoom (Registration is required)

Topic: Can Health Technology Increase Compassion?
Some fear that technology will make medicine more rote, less human. What if the opposite is true? As advancements like artificial intelligence begin to outperform humans for diagnostic accuracy and therapeutic effectiveness, physicians can focus on the “art of medicine.” Relationships are more easily built on the trust and mutual respect of facile access. Resiliency—the foundation of good health--is fostered by technology’s shift of the balance of power to patients and its potential to reinforce healthy thoughts and habits.

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