Ryan Appleby is an Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Imaging at the Ontario Veterinary College. He completed veterinary school and a rotating internship at OVC. He then completed an imaging internship in San Diego at and a residency in diagnostic imaging at NC State university in Raleigh North Carolina.

Ryan was boarded by the American college of veterinary radiologists in 2019 and rejoined the team at OVC at that time. His research interests include the use of artificial intelligence in veterinary imaging, clinical applications of advanced ultrasound technologies. He is passionate about teaching and started the website obivet.com in 2021 to provide global access to high quality veterinary educational content in a micro-learning format.

*Note: We recommend you take a quick read of the journal links provided below that are referenced off the top of the show!*

In this episode, Ryan and the guys discuss the impact of AI in veterinary medicine, veterinary imaging and clinical applications including:

  • What is artificial intelligence in veterinary medicine?
  • Explaining how AI works
  • Applications AI can positively impact
  • Driving forces behind the development of AI
  • Factors that we should be considering around utilization of AI
  • How can we prove AI validity to make it fit for practice
  • Is AI benefitting the patient?
  • AI smarter than human intelligence: yay or nay?
  • Deployment of AI in practice
  • Where can AI go from here

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