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AI and Compassion in Family Medicine
April, 11 2022

CFPC-AMS TechForward Fellow Jaky Kueper

Jaky Kueper is our first CFPC-AMS TechForward Fellow. The fellowship explores artificial intelligence opportunities in family medicine.

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AI Funding Opportunities

AMS Healthcare funds research in compassion and artificial intelligence. Our mission is to advance the Canadian healthcare system through innovation and technology while remaining rooted in compassion. We offer one-year fellowships up to $75,000 each and one-year grants up to $20,000 each.

Learn about our funding opportunities for 2023 here

Fundee Spotlight

Bridget Ryan
2021 AMS Compassion & AI Fellow

Bridget’s research is in primary health care with a focus on patient-centered care. Her AMS project explores how family physicians provided care to patients during COVID-19 and how they can provide compassionate virtual and in-person care.
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Carolyn Steele Gray
2020 AMS Compassion & AI Fellow

Carolyn holds a Tier 2 Canadian Research Chair in Implementing Digital Health Innovation. Her AMS project examines whether and how digital health technologies used in primary care can enable compassionate care delivery through relationship-building between complex patients and their care teams.
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Aaron Conway
2021 AMS Compassion & AI Grant Awardee

Aaron is a leading researcher in the field of procedural sedation and analgesia. His AMS project enables compassionate care using tech and AI to set up real-time instruction systems to alert patients when to stop eating and drinking before a medical procedure.
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In the News

AMS 2020 Compassion & AI Fellow Amol Verma and colleagues published an opinion piece in the Globe and Mail. 

"Research shows that people with developmental disabilities were twice as likely to be hospitalized or die from COVID-19. " Yet disability is not considered as grounds for priority-vaccine eligibility.
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Recent Podcast Episodes!

The Use of Technology in Compassionate ElderCare

Featuring 2020 AMS Compassion & AI Fellows Dorothy Kessler and Babak Taati

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Restoring Humanity in Healthcare by Addressing Moral Suffering

Featuring 2016 AMS Phoenix Fellow Ed Spilg, and Cynda Rushton
Listen here
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Upcoming Events

Digital Compassion: Do you have a choice? 
Longwoods Breakfast with the Chiefs featuring Brian Hodges, David Wiljer, and Gillian Strudwick. Moderated by Will Falk.
May 17, 2022, 11:00am-12:00pm. 
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