New Video – NIH/NCATS Machine Intelligence Workshop, 7/12/2019

The Video of the NIH/NCATS Machine Intelligence Workshop is now online. It was a fantastic day with rich discussion. Panels from experts like Ken Mandl, Nigam Shah, Dina Katabi, and more. Dr. Walsh participated in the second panel on Explainability. His talk focused on "The Importance of Algorithmic Explainability in Behavioral Health".

NIMH Suicide Risk Algorithm Applications in Healthcare Settings, June 5-6, 2019

Dr. Walsh participated in this workshop at the National Institutes of Mental Health with thought leaders and researchers in suicide prevention from around the country. The topics covered ranged from:   Biostatistical challenges Provider and patient understanding of risk algorithms Ethical considerations Needs for clinical decision tools to guide risk algorithm application Policy-relevant research It…

New Paper: Ethics of AI for Suicide Prevention now Online! Open Access (no paywall)

My colleagues, Drs. Lindsey McKernan and Ellen Clayton, and I are happy to annouce the publication of our recommendations and considerations on the ethics of implementing AI to add to suicide prevention. See the article here (open access)!