Here we present a selection of relevant news articles and research regarding fair machine learning for health. The field is changing and growing, so if you have suggestions to include, please email, and we will update the page.

Recent News, Op-Eds, and Whitepapers

"Fairness in Machine Learning in Health Workshop @ Data and Society, Meeting Summary", compiled by Kadija Ferryman and Marzyeh Ghassemi, Dec 2019.

"Bias In Medicine: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" (US link), Aug 18, 2019.

"Fitbits and other wearables may not accurately track heart rates in people of color", Ruth Hailu. Stat News, July 24, 2019.

"We should treat algorithms like prescription drugs", Andy Coravos, Irene Chen, Ankit Gordhandas, and Ariel Dora Stern. Quartz, Feb 14, 2019.

"AI could worsen health disparities", Dhruv Khullar. New York Times, Jan 31, 2019.

Open Datasets

MIMIC-III: Critical care dataset of over 23,000 adult ICU patient stays and 20,000 pediatric ICU stays with treatments, labs, and clinical notes. Features include patient sex, race, and insurance type.