AI4QI Plenary Session: Using Artificial Intelligence to Implement Resilience Engineering

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 2:00 – 3:00 PM
Location: Asbury Hall A-B, Disney Yacht Club

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the rationale for AI in surgery and perioperative medicine
  • Apply AI to a use case: postoperative triage decision-making
  • Identify limitations of AI healthcare applications
  • Discuss overview of Resilience Engineering and the capacities of resilience engineering
  • Describe the intersection of Resilience Engineering  and AI
  • Describe a plan using AI to implement Resilience Engineering and improve patient care

About the Speakers:


university of florida

Tyler Loftus, MD

Tyler J. Loftus, MD, is a trauma and acute care surgeon and assistant professor with the University of Florida Department of Surgery. His NIH-sponsored research focusing on machine-learning enabled postoperative triage decision-making overlaps with the healthcare quality domain, in which he serves as an Assistant Chair of Quality for the University of Florida Department of Surgery. Dr. Loftus is passionate about advancing medical student and resident education and technical skills development through advanced simulation while serving as a General Surgery residency Associate Program Director.


University of Florida

Mary Patterson, MD, MEd

Mary Patterson MD, MEd is a pediatric emergency medicine physician and the Associate Dean of Experiential Learning and the Lou Oberndorf Professor of Healthcare Technology at the University of Florida where she directs the Center For Experiential Learning and Simulation. She is past- president of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare and has served on the BOD for the Society of Simulation in Healthcare and the International Pediatric Simulation Society. Mary completed pediatric training at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and a pediatric emergency medicine fellowship at Children’s National Medical Center. Mary has completed a Master’s in Education at the University of Cincinnati and a Patient Safety Fellowship at Virginia Commonwealth University. She is a federally funded investigator in simulation, team performance and patient safety and publishes in the areas of patient safety, team performance, and human factors.