Fair Organ Allocation Learning

Speaker: Marzyeh Ghassemi , MIT CSAIL / EECS

Date: Wednesday, March 09, 2022

Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM Note: all times are in the Eastern Time Zone

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Host: Regina Barzilay, MIT CSAIL / Jameel Clinic

Contact: Marcia G. Davidson, 617-253-3049, marcia@csail.mit.edu

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Reminder Subject: TALK: Fair Organ Allocation Learning

This seminar will be online for all attendees.
For remote access: https://mit.zoom.us/j/94813653277

Abstract:
There are a large number of well-established biases in the health system that adversely affect the quality of care received by minority populations. While the increasing use of algorithms and machine learning (ML) in healthcare holds great promise, it also risks codifying and worsening these disparities. In this project, we intend to study a process that is particularly prone to racial and other inequities: the organ transplant allocation system. Specifically, we will focus on lung transplantation, aiming both to characterize disparities in the current system and suggest ML-based approaches to improve the fairness of outcomes and access.

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Created by Marcia G. Davidson Email at Friday, March 04, 2022 at 3:08 PM.