Dr Matthew Fenech

Future Advocacy

Dr Matthew Fenech, MD PhD is an Affiliate Consultant at Future Advocacy, an independent think tank focused on developing policies that maximise the opportunities and minimise the risks of AI. His main interest is in the ethics and practicalities of the use of AI in health and medical research, a field to which he brings his 10 years of experience working as a clinical academic. He was the lead author of a report for the Wellcome Trust on ‘Ethical, Social, and Political Challenges of AI in Health’, as well as writing a chapter for the Chief Medical Officer’s Annual Report 2018. He is now working on writing guidance for NHS England on the validation of algorithms for use in healthcare. He has also authored reports about AI-driven business models, and on the impact of automation on the future of work. He regularly delivers lectures and appears in the media, speaking about these topics.

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Regulation of AI in healthcare: what should we expect?

AI hold tremendous promise for healthcare. Technologists frequently talk about ‘disrupting’ healthcare in the same way that technology has disrupted retail, communication, entertainment, and many other spheres of life. We are now seeing a culture clash, between the ‘move fast’ world of technology, and the ‘safety first’ world of medicine. What is the role of regulation in striking the right balance? What’s on the horizon? What should we, as patients and as clinicians, expect?

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  • Professor Ian Marshall: Speaking at the Medical Imaging Convention

    Professor Ian Marshall
    University of Edinburgh

    Developments in neuro MRI: more information, faster

  • Alison Hall: Speaking at the Medical Imaging Convention

    Alison Hall
    Keele University, Cannock Hospital

    Ultrasound guided corticosteroid injections in Musculoskeletal disease – the development of a Sonographer-led service

  • Dr Ai Lyn Tan: Speaking at the Medical Imaging Convention

    Dr Ai Lyn Tan
    NIHR Leeds Biomedical Research Centre, Chapel Allerton Hospital, and University of Leeds

    How imaging has enhanced knowledge about rheumatic diseases

  • Ernesto A. Cerdena: Speaking at the Medical Imaging Convention

    Ernesto A. Cerdena
    AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center (a member of Geisinger), Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA

    UPDATE on Lessons Learned in Adopting Clinical Decision Support Mechanism In Diagnostic Imaging

  • Dr Scott Semple: Speaking at the Medical Imaging Convention

    Dr Scott Semple
    University of Edinburgh

    Magnetic Resonance Imaging of myocardial viability