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#33 – Generative AI in health professions education

Ben and I talk to Lambert Schuwirth about the development of HPE-Bot, a chatbot based on the GPT language model, and its implications for health professions education. The conversation explores AI’s potential effects on teaching, assessment, and learner behaviour, raising concerns about accuracy and institutional adaptation. While we highlight the ongoing challenges with integrating AI into professional education, we tend to agree that the opportunities for driving much needed change, are significant.


The One about English as the dominant language of the profession

The most difficult thing about majorities is not that they cannot see minorities but that they cannot see themselves. Glen Colquhoun (2004) Introduction In a 2005 commencement speech to the graduating class of Kenyon, David Foster Wallace told a story of two fish swimming along when they pass an older fish swimming in the opposite direction.…

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#22 – English language dominance of the profession

In this episode Ben and Michael speak to Shaun Cleaver about the idea that English is taking over as the default language, not only of communication between people of different cultures, but also as the language of knowledge generation and dissemination. We talk about why this might be a problem, and how we might start thinking about solutions.

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