Dr.Youssef is a postdoctoral fellow at the Stanford Center for Artificial Intelligence in Medicine and Imaging (AIMI), in the Department of Radiology. She received her Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Population Health and Medical Education from the Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto in 2021, Canada. Her research interests lies at the intersection of artificial intelligence (AI) implementation and clinical evaluation. She works with multi-disciplinary research teams to assess, design, develop, and implement person-centered AI solutions that address a clinical need. Her research addresses the ethical, organizational, and workflow barriers that impede clinical adoption of AI in healthcare. Dr. Youssef co-leads the development of several AI educational programs that centers on building capacity for AI research by training diverse group of learners to facilitate safe and responsible use of AI in healthcare for public good.

Honors & Awards

  • 2022 Stanford Postdoc JEDI Champion Award, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs - Stanford University (09/20/22)

Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations

  • Post-doctoral Representative, Committee for Research - Faculty Senate, Stanford University (2021 - 2022)

Stanford Advisors

Lab Affiliations

All Publications

  • Is the Algorithm Good in a Bad World, or Has It Learned to be Bad? The Ethical Challenges of "Locked" Versus "Continuously Learning" and "Autonomous" Versus "Assistive" AI Tools in Healthcare. The American journal of bioethics : AJOB Youssef, A., Abramoff, M., Char, D. 2023; 23 (5): 43-45

    View details for DOI 10.1080/15265161.2023.2191052

    View details for PubMedID 37130390