Are We Headed for Extinction?

Raoul S. Concepcion, MD, FACS
Published: Saturday, Nov 18, 2017
Raoul S. Concepcion, MD, FACS

Raoul S. Concepcion, MD, FACS
Merriam-Webster’s defines artificial as “humanly contrived often on a natural model: man-made” and intelligence as “the ability to learn or understand or to deal with new or trying situations: reason.” Do artificial intelligence (AI) and computerized learning (CL) bring us closer to the ideal of what Dr Mayo promulgated nearly a century ago? At some point in their careers, usually when interviewing for medical school or a residency program, most physicians are asked the singular question: Is medicine more a science or an art? I suspect the answer put forth by the majority of us is that it is a combination. For surgeons and urologists, “more art than science” might be the prevalent answer. But I also predict that this, too, is changing as time passes.
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