Indus University of Health Sciences Hosts Workshop on Developing MCQs with ChatGPT for Post-graduate Students

Karachi, A groundbreaking workshop titled ‘Developing MCQs for Post-graduate Students Using ChatGPT’ was successfully conducted at the Indus University of Health Sciences, marking a significant step towards integrating artificial intelligence in medical education. The event, held on February 15th, 2024, was part of a series of pre-conference activities leading up to the International Conference of Medical Education 2024 organized by the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP).

According to The Indus Hospital, the workshop was facilitated by Prof. Faridah Amir Ali, Dr. Shafaq Sultana, and Dr. Madiha Ata, who are at the forefront of incorporating AI tools like ChatGPT in educational settings. The session focused on the innovative application of ChatGPT for creating contextually relevant multiple-choice questions (MCQs), a crucial component in assessing post-graduate medical students’ knowledge and understanding. Participants, comprising educators and professionals from the medical field, were provided with hands-on experience in MCQ development, learned about best practices, and engaged in valuable networking opportunities.

The event underscored a collaborative effort between the Department of Health Professions Education and the Indus College of Family Medicine and Public Health, highlighting a commitment to advancing pedagogical practices within the rapidly evolving landscape of medical education. This initiative is expected to pave the way for more widespread use of AI in creating educational content, thereby enhancing the quality and relevance of assessment methodologies in post-graduate medical education.

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