IHSE Meeting

Thursday, January 25, 2024 09:00to11:00

(9:00 - 11:00)

Using Chat GPT in your Academic Writing Process: Strategies and Cautions with Lorelei Lingard, PhD

Online workshop | Thursday January 25

In this 2-hour workshop, participants will explore how they can effectively integrate ChatGPT into their writing process. With hands-on activities, participants will gain practical skills in customizing their ChatGPT interactions, formulating prompts, using incremental prompting to refine ChatGPTs responses, and evaluating generated content. ChatGPT’s limitations and ethical concerns will also be addressed.

Learning Objectives:

1. Develop proficiency in crafting and using prompts to leverage ChatGPT as an academic writing resource.

2. Learn techniques for critically assessing ChatGPT-generated content.

3. Identify cautions and concerns to consider when using ChatGPT in academic writing.

Prior to the workshop, participants should create a free ChatGPT account so that they can participate in the hands-on experiences of the workshop.


Lorelei Lingard is an internationally recognized researcher in the study of communication and collaboration on healthcare teams. She is Professor in the Department of Medicine, and senior scientist in the Centre for Education Research & Innovation, both at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University.

With a PhD in Rhetoric, Lorelei brings a unique approach to the field of health professions education research. For more than 20 years, she has studied the communication practices of clinical teams, in order to support evidence-based educational initiatives to improve teamwork. She has secured more than 6 million dollars in grant funding over the course of her career, and published more than 200 peer-reviewed papers. In 2014, Dr. Lingard was awarded the prestigious appointment of Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences, in recognition of the impact of her work on Canadian healthcare. In 2018, she was awarded the highest international honor in her field, the Karolinska Prize for Research in Medical Education.


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