Values in AI in the British Medical Journal

With lead author Kate Womersley, Collaborating Centre Directors Ashok Handa and Bill Fulford and project partners Ed Peile and Philipp Koralus have published a paper in the BMJ on Values in AI. “Hearing the patient’s voice in AI-enhanced healthcare”.   The paper discusses the issues associated with the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in clinical decision making and the role that Values Based Practice (VBP) can have in working with complex and conflicting values in healthcare.

The paper is available on the BMJ website:


Kate Womersley, research fellow, core trainee in psychiatry,  
KWM (Bill) Fulford, emeritus professor of philosophy and mental health,
Ed Peile, professor emeritus, medical education,
Philipp Koralus, Fulford Clarendon, professor of philosophy and cognitive science,
Ashok Handa, professor of vascular surgery, honorary consultant vascular surgeon

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