Artificial intelligence in medical education including 10 tips

AI and Medical Education

In 1950, Alan Turing posed the question “Can machines think?” leading to the creation of the term Artificial Intelligence in 1955. Today, AI, simulating human intelligence, has huge effects in all fields of life including of course medicine, with over 60,000 health-related AI articles published in the last 20 years.* 

AI content generation promises significant potential in medical education, offering efficiency gains and personalized learning opportunities among other transformative benefits. AI also raises ethical questions that demand attention from educators who play a pivotal role in promoting responsible and sustainable evolution to the advantage of current and future generations of healthcare professionals.

  • Read our 10 tips offering some strategies for the ethical use of AI in health professionals education:
  • Watch a short video on AI’s impact on medical school education:


* Data extracted from ‘Ethical use of Artificial Intelligence in Health Professions Education AMEE Guide No 158’. Masters, K. 2023.

* This text was written by a human being with some editorial help from ChatGPT 3.5.