Date: 8 Dec 2020 (Tuesday)

Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm


The application of artificial intelligence (AI) in medicine and healthcare has become increasingly commonplace and ubiquitous. The “Health and Artificial Intelligence: Law, Ethics and Society” webinar in December 2020 brought together experts from various stakeholder disciplines for an interdisciplinary discussion on the application and impact of AI in healthcare. 


Speakers & Programme of the webinar: click here

The webinar consisted of:

  1. Workshop 1: “Ethical Considerations and Policy Development” (video recording available at; and
  2. Workshop 2: “Responsible AI and the Law” (video recordings available on this page).

Workshop 2, which considered what responsible AI development could mean, and what role the law could have in ensuring this, consisted of the following sessions:


Introductory Remarks by the Chairs (video at the top of this page)

Presentation 1

Title: Responsible AI in Healthcare

Speaker: Dr Keren Priyadarshini, Regional Business Lead, Worldwide Health, Microsoft Asia

Presentation 2

Title: What Difference Does It Make? “Black Box” Medicine and the Law

Speaker: Dr Jeffrey Skopek, University Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Law & Deputy Director of the Cambridge Centre for Law, Medicine and Life Sciences, University of Cambridge, UK

Presentation 3 (no recording available)

Title: Liability for undisclosed and variant AI treatments

Speaker: Dr Colm McGrath, Lecturer in Tort Law, Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London, UK

Presentation 4

Title: Dr App will see you now: Ethical & Legal Challenges of mHealth Apps

Speaker: Prof Ma’n Zawati, Assistant Professor, Executive Director, Centre of Genomics and Policy, McGill University, Canada

General discussion and Q&A

More about medical ethics and law: Master of Laws in Medical Ethics and Law Programme​