Point of Departure: Teaching and Learning with AI - Cohort 2

Welcome to a transformative learning experience designed for the forward-thinking medical educators at Morehouse School of Medicine. This course is an invitation to explore the dynamic intersection of artificial intelligence (AI) and medical education, a journey that will empower you to redefine the teaching and learning landscape in healthcare.

Why AI in Medical Education?
AI presents unprecedented opportunities to enhance educational methodologies, personalize learning experiences, and streamline administrative tasks. As medical educators, understanding and leveraging AI will enable you to stay at the forefront of educational innovation, preparing your students for a future where AI is an integral part of healthcare.

Your Journey Through the Course
Structured into four comprehensive modules, this course will guide you from the basics of AI to the development of AI-enhanced teaching strategies. You will engage in hands-on activities, case study development, and collaborative learning sessions, culminating in a presentation where you will showcase your AI-integrated teaching approach.

Who Should Enroll?
This course is ideal for medical educators at Morehouse School of Medicine who are eager to embrace AI and integrate it into their curriculum. Whether you are new to AI or looking to deepen your existing knowledge, this course will provide valuable insights and practical skills.

Join us in shaping the future of medical education. Together, we will unlock the potential of AI to create an innovative, inclusive, and effective learning environment for our healthcare professionals.

Embark on this exciting journey and be a part of the digital transformation in medical education!

This project was made possible by funding from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA).

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Target Audience

  • MSM Educators
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Course Director



Jinjie Zheng, Ph.D., MS, MA

Assistant Dean, Digital Technologies
Director of Office of Digital Learning at Morehouse School of Medicine

Erica Hart Sutton, M.D.

Co Director 
Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate Medical Education

Course Facilitators



Rand J. Spiro, Ph.D.

Professor of Educational Psychology and Educational Technology at Michigan State University



Adrienne Bratcher, Ph.D.

Physiologist and Associate Professor of Medical Education at Morehouse School of Medicine

James Washington, Ph.D.

Project Director/Staff Scientist at Morehouse School of Medicine

Mr. Chad Evans

AI & Machine Learning Engineer at Morehouse School of Medicine

Alex Abraham, Ph.D.

AI & Emerging Technology Executive


Josef Brandauer, Ph.D.

Melissa Forbes, Ph.D.

Course Medical/Healthcare Content Contributing Faculty

Rigobert Lapu, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine-Cardiology

JiePei Zhu, MD., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Neurobiology at Morehouse School of Medicine

Janice Abraham, Ph.D.

Director of the Clinical Skills Center at Morehouse School of Medicine

Carey Bayer, Ed.D.

Professor at Morehouse School of Medicine


Adrienne Bratcher, Ph.D.

Physiologist and Associate Professor of Medical Education at Morehouse School of Medicine


Instructional Design Team 


Crystal Myers

Faculty Technology Development Program Manager


Tanisha Jackson

Instructional Designer


Michael Maxwell

Instructional Designer

Course External Advisory Committee


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