Biomedical Debate is a Teamwork Event that provides members with the opportunity to use debate as a platform for researching the pros and cons of a biomedical issue and showcasing what has been learned. This competitive event consists of 2 rounds and each team consists of 3-4 people. Team members will participate in the Round One written test containing questions about the annual biomedical topic. The teams with the highest average score from the test will qualify for the Round Two debate(s). This event aims to inspire members to be proactive future health professionals by researching a given health topic, evaluating, discussing, and thinking critically about the issue, and refining verbal communication skills surrounding a complex biomedical issue.
This year’s topic is “Should Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare Be Welcomed or Feared?”
Team members will each need to test during the online testing window February 26-March 8, 2024. in order to get seeded for the actual debate at SLC. Team members should all be taking the test online within 15 minutes of each other.