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Are We More Empathetic than AI?


AI chatbots can help brainstorm ways to communicate more compassionately.

  • We’ve talked about the study that found patients rated responses by the recent generation of AI chatbots significantly better in both quality and empathy than physicians.
  • We decided to test ourselves on our efforts to bring up awkward topics with patients and others by comparing our answers to those provided by Anthropic’s Claude-2. Did M2 Jeff Goddard, M3 Betty Tu, M2 Yumi Engelking, and MD/PhD student Riley Behan-Bush do better than a bot?
  • Betty and Yumi told us about CCOM’s new First Generation and Low-income in Medicine Association chapter.
  • And we review some of the health advice found on social media, including videos by Tik Tok’s urmomstoering, angelapharmd, heyitskikiiiiii, and mirandaksmith.

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