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AMS Healthcare Announces Their 2021 Fellows in Compassion and Artificial Intelligence

AMS Healthcare is excited to announce the 2021 Research Fellows in Compassion and Artificial Intelligence. These 12 outstanding individuals, from across multiple disciplines, have been selected by an external expert review panel as leaders and innovators to address the challenges facing healthcare. The “AMS Compassion and AI” program focusses on promoting the integration of digital technology and compassionate care in the delivery of health care services, education of health professionals as well as facilitating the leadership needed to realize the promise of technology. This year’s 2021 Fellows will join the 10, 2020 Fellows doing collective research that will innovate every aspect of healthcare as we know it. “AMS wants to ensure that healthcare remains compassionate in an era of emerging and disruptive technologies.” says AMS CEO Gail Paech. “The work of these trailblazers will be critical in that pursuit.”

The call for the AMS 2022 Fellowships in Compassion and AI is open on November 18, 2021. For more information visit:
https://www.ams-inc.on.ca/2022-funding-opportunities/
Download our "available funding" flyer here to distribute to your network

Venkat Bhat

Psychiatrist, St. Michael's Hospital, Unity Health

Evaluating digital interventions to reduce distress among health care providers





 

Osnat Melamed

Physician, Clinical Scientist, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health 

Developing a compassionate AI-enabled chatbot to motivate smokers to quit

 

Quynh Pham 

Scientist, Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, University Health Network

Building a virtual “Caretown” to empower culturally compassionate chronic disease shared care



 

Connie Schumacher

Assistant Professor of Nursing, Brock University 

Exploring how compassion-centered communication of risk can be applied to self-administered on-line health assessments

 

Breffni Hannon

Physician, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network 

Electronic screening of advanced cancer patient’s symptoms to identify those who may benefit from referral to a palliative care service

 

Sarah Munce

Scientist, KITE-Toronto Rehabilitation Institute-University Health Network

Developing a compassionate online peer navigation program for youth with childhood onset disability
 

Bridget Ryan

Assistant Professor, Departments of Family Medicine, and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Western University 

Providing compassionate virtual and in-person family physician care


 

Nelson Shen

Scientist, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health 

Imagining Compassionate Consent for Digital Mental Health Services

 

Mike Lovas

Director, Design & Innovation, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network 

Redefining virtual care: co-designing compassion into cancer care delivered at home


 

Monica Parry

Associate Professor, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing University of Toronto

Bringing compassion to a chatbot to help women manage heart disease



 

Raheleh Saryazdi

Post Doctoral Fellow, KITE-Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University Health Network

Facilitating communication between persons with dementia and their family caregivers through a multisensory virtual reality intervention

Azadeh Yadollahi

Scientist, KITE, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University Health Network

Applying novel technologies to promote compassionate, user-centered, and equitable access to sleep apnea care in people experiencing homelessness

 
AMS works to advance a Canadian healthcare system through innovation and technology while remaining rooted in compassion and our medical history. We convene networks, develop leaders, and fund crucial activities in medical history, healthcare research, education, and clinical practice. Our work helps improve care for all Canadians. 

The Call for the AMS 2022 funding in “Compassion and AI” is now open with more than a million dollars available.
For more information visit:
https://www.ams-inc.on.ca/2022-funding-opportunities/


Download our "available funding" flyer here to distribute to your network
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