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Artificial Intelligence: Will It Replace Human Medical Doctors?
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  • Journal title : Korean Medical Education Review
  • Volume 18, Issue 2,  2016, pp.47-50
  • Publisher : 연세대학교 의과대학 의학교육학과
  • DOI : 10.17496/kmer.2016.18.2.47
 Title & Authors
Artificial Intelligence: Will It Replace Human Medical Doctors?
Choi, Yoon Sup;
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 Abstract
Development of artificial intelligence is expected to revolutionize today`s medicine. In fact, medicine was one of the areas to which advances in artificial intelligence technology were first applied. Recently, state-of-the-art artificial intelligence, especially deep learning technology, has been actively utilized to treat cancer patients and analyze medical image data. Application of artificial intelligence has the potential to fundamentally change various aspects of medicine, including the role of human doctors, the clinical decision-making process, and even overall healthcare systems. Facing such fundamental changes is unavoidable, and we need to prepare to effectively integrate artificial intelligence into our medical system. We should re-define the role of human doctors, and accordingly, medical education should also be altered. In this article, we will discuss the current status of artificial intelligence in medicine and how we can prepare for such changes.
 Keywords
Artificial intelligence;Medical education;Machine learning;
 Language
Korean
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