Symposium on AI & Medicine: Promises and Limits

(with recorded streams)

The MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab, MIT Institute for Medical Engineering and Science, Académie Nationale de Médecine, and Health Data Hub organized a symposium on AI and Medicine: Promises and Limits. It was held virtually on May 5 and 6, 2021

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

AI and Clinical Practice

All times shown in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) / Central European Summer Time (CEST)

9:00am / 3:00pm – Symposium opening welcome

· Prof. Bernard Charpentier, President, Académie de Médecine

· Prof. Rafael Reif, President, MIT

9:10am / 3:10pm – Introductory remarks for Day One: Clinical and AI Practice

· Prof. Daniela Rus, Deputy Dean of Research, Schwarzman College of Computing and Director of the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, MIT

9:15am-10:20am / 3:15pm-4:20pm Image-guided Clinical Practice

· Moderator: Prof. Nathalie Lassau, Université Paris-Saclay

· Panel:

Prof. Dmitrios Fotiadis, University of Ioannina, Greece
Christophe Lecas, VP Engineering, Heartflow, Inc.
Dr. Ninon Burgos, CNRS Researcher, Paris Brain Institute (ICM)

10:30am-11:35am / 4:30pm-5:35pm AI and Robots in Clinical Decision Making and Intervention

· Moderator: Prof. Daniela Rus, MIT

· Panel:

Dr. Ozanan Meireles, Director, Surgical Artificial Intelligence and Innovation Laboratory, Mass General Hospital
Dr. Pierre Jannin, Head, MediCIS, Université de Rennes
Prof. Dimitris Bertsimas, Associate Dean for Business Analytics, MIT Sloan School of Management; Faculty Lead, Entrepreneurship, Jameel Clinic, MIT

11:45am-12:45pm / 5:45pm-6:45pm Cells and Tissues

· Moderator: Prof. Cécile Badoual, Université Paris Descartes

· Panel:

Prof. David N. Louis, Pathologist-in-Chief, Massachusetts General Hospital; Benjamin Castleman Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School
Prof. Ed Boyden, Director, MIT Center for Neurotechnology Engineering, and Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, McGovern Institute MIT

12:45pm-1:00pm / 6:45pm-7:00pm Take home message:

· Prof. Elazer R. Edelman, Director, Institute for Medical Engineering and Science, MIT

Thursday, May 6, 2021

Ethical and Regulatory Issues

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9:00am / 3:00pm Day Two Opening Welcome

· Dr. Cédric Villani, Fields Medalist, Member of the Academy of Sciences; Member of the French Parliament

9:05am / 3:05pm Introductory remarks for Day 2: Ethical and Regulatory Issues

· Prof. Bernard Nordlinger, Académie Nationale de Médecine and President, CESREES

9:10am-10:10am / 3:10pm-4:10pm Data Regulation and Policies

· Moderator introduction, Dr. Daniel Weitzner, Founding Director, MIT Internet Policy Research Initiative and Principal Investigator, CSAIL (invited, TBD)

· Panel:

Jeanne Bossi Malafosse, Delsol Avocats
Prof. Nicholson Price University of Michigan Law School

10:20am-11:20am / 4:20pm-5:20pm Ethics and AI for Medicine

· Moderator: Prof. I. Glenn Cohen, Deputy Dean, Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law and Policy, Biotechnology & Bioethics, Harvard University

· Panel:

Dr. Claude Kirchner, Chair, French National Pilot Committee for Digital Ethics
Prof. Glenn Cohen

11:30am-12:30pm / 5:30pm-6:30pm Health Data: Access and Applications

· Moderator: Prof. Bernard Nordlinger

· Panel:

Dr. Emmanuel Bacry, Chief Scientific Officer, Health Data Hub; Senior Researcher – CNRS – Université Paris-Dauphine
Prof. David Sontag, CSAIL & IMES, MIT

12:35pm-12:50pm / 6:35pm-6:50pm – Take home message, Dr. Emmanuel Bacry

12:50pm-12:55pm / 6:50pm-6:55pm – Closing statements

1:00pm / 7:00pm – Adjournment of symposium